Private Tour: Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State

October 6, 2017

A private tour of the Diplomatic Rooms at the U.S. State Department. These rooms hold a premier collection of 18th-century American furniture, paintings, and decorative arts.

 

 

Thomas Jefferson's writing desk.

 

Thomas Moran, Green Cliffs of Wyoming. Responsible for inspiring Congress to create the nation's first national park -- Yellowstone.

 

Thomas Sully, Thomas Jefferson, 1822. Painted from life at Monticello.

 

Showing Chinese export porcelain in an American breakfront. Part of an extensive collection of china and other decorative arts including remarkable silverworks by Paul Revere.

 

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