The American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Negotiations with Great Britain. American School, after Benjamin West (American, British, 1738-1820). Location unknown. After 1820. Oil on canvas, in a period frame. Overall: 28 1/16 in x 36 1/8 in; 71.27875 cm x 91.7575 cm. Gift of Cass Canfield, Sr., and Cass Canfield, Jr. (canvas); Gift of Mrs. Wunderlich of Kennedy Galleries (period frame). The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession No: RR-1965.0024. https://www.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/the-american-commissioners/

Four Maps From Theatrum Orbis Terranum, Altas Novus. Drafted by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (Dutch, 1571-1638), published Joan Bleau (Dutch, 1596-1673) and Cornelius Bleau (Dutch, ca. 1610-ca. 1645). Netherlands: Amsterdam. 1630-1650. Paper; engraving on laid paper. Gift of Mr. Raymond Sagov. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/four-maps-from-theatrum-orbis-terranum-atlas-novus/

Declaration of Independence. Unknown, after John Trumbull (American, 1756-1843). United States. 1784-1837. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Carpenter, in memory of Mrs. Carpenter’s parents, United States Senator from Massachusetts and Mrs. Marcus A. Coolidge. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession No:
RR-1965.0010. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/declaration-of-independence/

Bisque Figure Group of Louis XVI and Benjamin Franklin. Attributed to Charles-Gabriel Sauvage (Lemire) (French, 1741-1827), Niderviller Factory (French, active 1754-1827). France: Niderviller. ca. 1780-1785. Ceramic; bisque porcelain. Overall: 12 5/16 in x 9 1/2 in x 6 in; 31.27375 cm x 24.13 cm x 15.24 cm. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Carpenter, in memory of Mrs. Carpenter’s parents, United States Senator from Massachusetts and Mrs. Marcus A. Coolidge. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession No: RR-1982.0090. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/white-bisque-figural-group-of-louis-xvi-and-benjamin-franklin/

Anti-Slavery Medallion, Am I Not A Man and A Brother. Designed by Henry Webber (British, 1754-1826) and modeled by William Hackwood (British, ca. 1753-1836) for Wedgwood. United Kingdom: England. ca. 1787. Ceramic; jasperware porcelain. Overall: 1 3/16 in x 1 11/16 in; 2.93688 cm x 4.28625 cm. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Eubank II. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession No: RR-2009.0003. https://www.flickr.com/photos/diplomaticreceptionrooms/28717349828

Examples of Wedgwood’s classical medallions. Rathbone, Frederick. United Kingdom: London. 1898. Lithograph. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. “Medallions mounted in gold, steel, etc., 1785-1792.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3ef3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

The Constitution of the United States. United States. 1787. Paper. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/downloads

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson, 1st Secretary of State under President George. Attributed to either Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827) or his daughter, Sarah Miriam Peale (American, 1800-1885). Geography unknown. 1791. Oil on canvas. Overall: 33 1/2 in x 28 3/4 in; 85.09 cm x 73.025 cm. Gift of Mrs. Henry S. McNeil in memory of Mr. Henry S. McNeil. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1988.0013. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-thomas-jefferson-1st-secretary-of-state-under-president-george-washington-2/

American Silver Indian Trade Peace Medal. Joseph Richardson, Jr. (1752-1831; working alone 1790-ca. 1801), James Smither, Jr. (Engraver, ca.1795-1802) (possible). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1793. Metal; silver. Overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 15/16 in; 15.875 cm x 12.54125 cm. Gift of Mrs. Mark Bortman in memory of her husband. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1967.0037. https://prod.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/american-silver-indian-trade-peace-medal/

No-Way-Ke-Sug-Ga, Otoe. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by Daniel Rice and James G. Clark (Publishers, active Philadelphia 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1842. Paper. Overall: 25 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 49.53 cm. Funds donated by Lawrence and Anita Haskell Bell. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1987.0029. https://www.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/no-way-ke-sug-ga-otoe/

Mon-Chonsia, a Kansas Chief. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by Daniel Rice and James G. Clark (Publishers, active Philadelphia 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1842. Paper, lithograph. Overall: 25 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 49.53. Funds donated by Lawrence and Anita Haskell Bell. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1987.0027. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/mon-chonsia-a-kansas-chief/

Tshi-Zun-Hau-Kau, a Winebaco [Winnebago]. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by Daniel Rice and James G. Clark (Publishers, active Philadelphia 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1842. Paper, lithograph. Overall: 25 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 49.53. Funds donated by Lawrence and Anita Haskell Bell. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number:
RR-1987.0028. https://www.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/tshi-zun-hau-kau-a-winebaco-winnebago/

Chonco Ca Pe, an Ottoe Chief. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by F.W. Greenough (Publisher, 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1837-1870. Paper. Overall: 25 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 49.53 cm. Funds donated by Lawrence and Anita Haskell Bell. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1987.0030. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/chono-ca-pe-an-ottoe-chief/

Shar-I-Tar-Ish, a Pawnee Chief. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by F.W. Greenough (Publisher, 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1837-1843. Paper; lithograph. Overall: 18 1/2 in x 18 in; 46.99 cm x 45.72 cm. Gift Bequest of Estate of Caroline Ryan Foulke. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1988.0045.13. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/shar-i-tar-ish-a-pawnee-chief/

Micanopy, a Seminole Chief. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by F.W. Greenough (Publisher, 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1836. Paper; lithograph. Overall: 24 in x 20 in; 60.96 cm x 50.8 cm. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Sanders. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number:
RR-1985.0056.3. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/micanopy-a-seminole-chief/

Nea-Math-La, a Seminole Chief. Thomas McKenney (American, 1785-1859) and James Hall (American, 1793-1868), published by F.W. Greenough (Publisher, 19th century). United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. 1836. Paper; lithograph. Overall: 24 in x 20 in; 60.96 cm x 50.8 cm.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Sanders. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1985.0056.4. https://assets.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/nea-math-la-a-seminole-chief/

Farewell address. George Washington. 1796. Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5eaa18b6-d3b5-7de3-e040-e00a18066263

Portrait of George Washington. Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Geography unknown. ca. 1803-1805. Oil on canvas. Overall: 30 in x 25 in; 76.2 cm x 63.5 cm. Gift of Mrs. Robert G. Stone. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1981.0068. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-george-washington-4/

Portrait of William Clark, Lewis and Clark Expedition. Maker unknown. Location uknown.
ca. 1830. Oil on canvas. Overall: 30 in x 25 in; 76.2 cm x 63.5 cm. Gift of Mrs. Sally I. Turner. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1995.0021. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-william-clark-lewis-and-clark-expedition/

Boarding and Taking the American Ship Chesapeake, by the Officers and Crew of H.M. Ship Shannon, Commanded by Capt. Broke, June 1813. Matthew Dubourg (Engraver, active London 1786-1830), after [Charles?] Heath (Artist, 19th century), published by Edward Orme (British, b. 1774). United Kingdom: England: London. 1816. Paper; hand-colored engraving on paper. Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1981.0014. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/boarding-and-taking-the-american-ship-chesapeake-by-the-officers-and-crew-of-h-m-ship-shannon/

Portrait of Stephen Van Rensselaer III, the Patroon. Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Location unknown. ca. 1794. Oil on canvas, framed as an oval. Overall: 30 1/2 in x 23 1/2 in; 77.47 cm x 59.69 cm. Gift of Dr. Bayard Clarkson. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1981.0054. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-stephen-van-rensselaer-iii-the-patroon/

Portrait of James Madison. Charles Bird King (1785-1862), after miniature by Joseph Wood (American, 1778-1830). United States: District of Columbia: Washington. 1826. Oil on panel. Overall: 24 in x 19 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 49.53 cm. Funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. David S. Ingalls. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1979.0035. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-james-madison/

Chinese Export Porcelain Plate Made for the American Market. Maker unknown. China. ca. 1805-1810. Ceramic; porcelain with overglaze enamels and gilt. Overall: 1 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 25.0825 cm. Funds donated by Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1968.0011.42. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/chinese-export-porcelain-plate-made-for-the-american-market/

Portrait of John Quincy Adams. Charles Bird King (American, 1785-1862). United States: District of Columbia: Washington. 1826. Oil on panel. Overall: 24 in x 19 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 49.53 cm. Funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. David S. Ingalls. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1979.0034. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-john-quincy-adams-3/

Portrait of Henry Clay, 9th Secretary of State Under President John Quincy Adams. Edward Dalton Marchant (American, 1806-1887). Location unknown. 1838. Oil on canvas. Overall: 29 1/4 in x 24 1/4 in; 74.295 cm x 61.595 cm. Purchased by Congress from the artist’s widow and daughter on September 29, 1890. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1972.0026. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-henry-clay-9th-secretary-of-state-under-president-john-quincy-adams/

Portrait of Thomas F. Bayard, 30th Secretary of State Under President Grover Cleveland. John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925). ca. 1897. Oil on canvas, mounted on aluminum.
Overall: 60 in x 42 in; 152.4 cm x 106.68 cm. Gift Bequest by the estate of Alexis I. du Pont Bayard, through his children: Alden P. Bayard, Jr., Eugene H. Bayard, Richard H. Bayard, Mrs. Patrick (Jane Bayard) Curley, John F. Bayard and William Bayard. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1986.0007. https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/thomas-f-bayard-2/

Portrait of James Monroe, 7th Secretary of State under James Madison. Casimir Gregory Stapko (American, 1913-2006), after John Vanderlyn (American, 1775-1852). Location unknown. 1949. Oil on canvas. Overall: 34 in x 29 in; 86.36 cm x 73.66 cm. The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. Accession number: RR-1961.0026. https://prod.diplomaticrooms.state.gov/objects/portrait-of-james-monroe-7th-secretary-of-state-under-james-madison/