"Assembling of the Multitude at the Eastern Portico"
Chief Justice Roger B. Taney administers the oath of office to Franklin Pierce on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol in 1853. The full title of this wood engraving is "Assembling of the Multitude at the Eastern Portico at the Commencement of the Inauguration Ceremonies." The engraving appeared in the March 12, 1853 edition of the "Illustrated News."
- March 12, 1852
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