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1923 Rotogravure White House Entrance Hall Resolute Desk Oval Office Historic

1923 Rotogravure White House Entrance Hall Resolute Desk Oval Office Historic

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"Entrance and President's Room in White House"

This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with two views from the White House: the main entrance hall; and the Resolute desk, a gift from Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880 which was built from the timbers of the British Arctic exploration ship Resolute, and used by many Presidents in the Oval Office.


This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches; 25 x 37 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.

About Rotogravure:

Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.