Diplomatic Reception Rooms

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Early View of The Capitol
Attributed to Victor de Grailly, ca. 1826

Featured Objects

Chippendale Carved Mahogany Chair
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Bisque Figure Group of Louis XVI and Benjamin Franklin
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Portrait of Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams
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Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Bombé Desk and Bookcase
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Terracotta Portrait Bust of Benjamin Franklin
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George III Figured Mahogany Architect's Table
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Barter for a Bride [Family Group]
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American Silver Pitcher and Cover
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Anti-Slavery Medallion, Am I Not A Man and A Brother
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Featured Objects

Chippendale Carved Mahogany Chair

Bisque Figure Group of Louis XVI and Benjamin Franklin

Portrait of Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams

Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Bombé Desk and Bookcase

Terracotta Portrait Bust of Benjamin Franklin

George III Figured Mahogany Architect's Table

Barter for a Bride [Family Group]

American Silver Pitcher and Cover

Anti-Slavery Medallion, Am I Not A Man and A Brother

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DRR Collection

The Secretary of State Portraits
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms are home to the official portraits of the individuals who have held the office of Secretary of State.
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Preserving Our History
In partnership with extraordinary specialists and craftsmen, the Office of Fine Arts ensures that these treasures continue to serve future generations as faithfully as they have our own.
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