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Artist:
George Tames, 1919 - 1994  Search this
Sitter:
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 30 Jan 1882 - 12 Apr 1945  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 35.1 x 27.4cm (13 13/16 x 10 13/16")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1944
Exhibition Label:
Born Hyde Park, New York
When Franklin D. Roosevelt officially declared his willingness to be the Democrats’ presidential
standard-bearer for a fourth time, his long-delayed declaration of availability surprised no one. When Wendell Willkie, Roosevelt’s Republican opponent in 1940, heard about it, he asked, “Is that news?” After all, Roosevelt had already broken with precedent by seeking a third presidential term in 1940, and it was obvious that he did not intend to leave office until he had seen the country to final victory in World War II.
Nacido en Hyde Park, Nueva York
A nadie le sorprendió que, después de una larga espera, Franklin D. Roosevelt declarara oficialmente que estaba dispuesto a ser, por cuarta vez, el paladin presidencial de los demócratas. Al enterarse, Wendell Willkie, el oponente republicano de Roosevelt en 1940, preguntó: “¿Y eso es noticia?”. Después de todo, Roosevelt ya había sentado un nuevo precedente al postularse por tercera vez en 1940, y era obvio que no tenía intenciones de abandonar el cargo hasta llevar al país a la victoria en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Topic:
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Male  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-Presidential Candidate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Frances O. Tames
Object number:
NPG.94.204
Restrictions & Rights:
© George Tames/The New York Times/Redux
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.94.204