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Artist:
Underwood & Underwood, active 1880 - c. 1950  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore Roosevelt, 27 Oct 1858 - 6 Jan 1919  Search this
Medium:
Brown-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25.4 x 20.5cm (10 x 8 1/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
Panamá\Panama Canal
Date:
1906
Exhibition Label:
The idea of connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans by building a canal through the tropical narrows of Central America was an old one, but Theodore Roosevelt seized upon the notion as a means of improving the nation's trade and defense capacities. "To my mind," he wrote in 1903, "this building of the canal through Panama will rank in kind, though not of course in degree, with the Louisiana Purchase and the acquisition of Texas." This photograph was taken during a tour to inspect construction of the canal.
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Vehicle\Boat  Search this
Equipment\Umbrella  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Male  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Literature\Writer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Humanities and Social Sciences\Historian  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Joanna Sturm
Object number:
NPG.81.127
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4835f7537-cb00-46a1-ac29-2693d0a22e28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.127