The State Dining Room in 1902

Picture of State Dining Room in 1902

Enlarged and redecorated, the State Dining Room of 1902 combined the classical taste of Charles McKim and the individual preferences of Theodore Roosevelt. Wallpaper bordered with flowers and festoons gave way to fielded panels of burl oak. Trophy heads gazed blankly over reproductions of Queen Anne chairs.

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