Cheese in the Jackson White House

This engraving depicts people eating from a huge wheel of cheese in the White House. President Andrew Jackson invited members of the public into the White House for many parties. At his last one, 1,400 lbs. of cheese was eaten in less than two hours. The White House smelled of cheese for weeks.

Date:
1837 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
1820.0002
Height:
2184px
Width:
2889px
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