"Death of General Z. Taylor, 12th President of the United States"

Zachary Taylor died on July 9, 1850, after only sixteen months in office. The people in the room are labeled, from left to right: son (Richard Taylor); Mrs. Taylor (Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor); Meredith (William Morris Meredith); Col. Bliss (William Wallace Smith Bliss, married to Taylor's fifth and youngest daughter, Mary Elizabeth); Rev. Mr. Pyne; Mrs. Bliss (Mary Elizabeth Taylor); Collamer (Jacob Collamer); Fillmore (Millard Fillmore, Vice President in Taylor's administration); Preston (William Bellard Preston); Clayton (John Middleton Clayton); Johnson (Reverdy Johnson); Crawford (George Washington Crawford). The man standing between Colonel Bliss and Reverend Mr. Pyne is unidentified. This lithograph was engraved and published by Nathaniel Currier in 1850.

Date:
1850
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
12.106
Height:
2125px
Width:
2812px
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