President James Monroe


“James Monroe. Fifth President of the United States.” Ca. 1845. 11 1/4 x 9 1/2. Lithograph. Original hand color. Trimmed slightly into image from framing. In period frame.


Popular prints of the U.S. Presidents became something many people hung in their homes beginning in the 1840s. The best known series were by Nathaniel Currier, but other publishers issued these prints. This is a rare example of the type, without a publisher’s line.