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President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office

President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office

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Description (Brief)
President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office, White House, May 1989.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
depicted (sitter)
Bush, George
Walker, Diana
place made
United States: District of Columbia, White House
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
White House
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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