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Dolley Madison (1768-1849) conducted the social life of the White House during the presidencies of Thomas Jefferson and her husband, James Madison.
Dolley Payne Todd Madison (1768-1849), the "queen of Washington society," reigned over the nation's capital for nearly 50 years.
She is pictured here wearing a shawl given to her by Mainer Julia Dearborn Wingate.
About This Item
- Title: Dolley Madison, ca. 1840
- Creation Date: circa 1840
- Subject Date: circa 1840
- Media: Daguerreotype
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 11 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 443, Box 8/3
- Collection: Miscellaneous daguerreotypes
- Object Type: Image
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