Taft Museum Paintings and Other Items
Mr. Charles Phelps Taft Mrs. Charles Phelps Taft William Howard Taft
By Raimundo De Madrazo (1841-1920 By Joaquin Bastida
Robert Louis Stevenson The Sleeping Soldier Portrait of a Young Man Young Woman
By John Singer Sargent By Gerard Ter Borch By Frans Hals
Changing Pastures Portrait of Young Man Song of the Talking Wire Maria Walpole Vaches A L'abreuvoir
By Anton Mauve By Rembrandt By Henry Farny By Gainsborough By Constant Troyon
Edward & William Tomnkinson Physician Visiting Sick Girl Mademoiselle Gonin Duncan Fife
By Thomas Gainsborough By Jan Steen By J.A.D. Ingres Side Chair
Edward Satchwell Fraser Queen Maria Luisa Cobbler's Apprentice The Sewing Room at Katwijk
By Sir Henry Raeburn By Francisco Jose de Goya By Frank Duveneck By Joseph Israels
The Ladies Maryborough A View On A High Road Landscape With Cattle & Figures Old London Bridge
By Sir Thomas Lawrence By Jacob Van Ruisdael By Meindert Hobbema By J.M.W. Turner
Francois De Cleves Duc De Nevers Head of a Laughing Child With a Flute Man Leaning On a Sill
By Leonard Limosin By Frans Hals By Rembrandt
Joaquin Rodriguez Costillares The Music Lesson Mother And Child Mrs. Mary Robinson Portrait of Elderly Woman
By Francisco Jose Goya By Pieter De Hooch By Jean Francois Millet By Sir Joshua Reynolds By Rembrandt Van Rijn
Landscape With Figures & Cattle Paolina Adorno Les Environs De Paris Evening Solitude
By Thomas Gainsborough By Sir Anthony Van Dyck By J.B.C. Corot By Charles Francois Daubigny
The Crucifixion The Music Lesson Saltcellar of Saint Porcelain Jar with Cover
painted enamel Peter de Hooch Porchaire Faience Chinese 1662-1722
French 15th Century 1629-1683 16th Century
The Brook Les Sphinx Le Lion Amoureux Chrysanthemums
Jean Baptiste Camille Corot Jean-Babtiste Huet Chinese Porcelain
Dedham Mill Mrs. Jane Fraser-Tytler Mrs. Gwyn Mrs. John Johnson
By John Constable 1931 By Sir Henry Rayburn By John Hoppner By George Romney
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WM. HOWARD TAFT BIRTHDAY COVER
ROBERT A. TAFT FIRST DAY COVERS
William Howard Tafts eldest son, Robert A. Taft (1889-1953), served as a United States Senator from 1939 until his death in 1953. He ran for President in 1940-1948-1952. He was known as "Mr. Republican". The 4 cent stamp shown was issued in his honor on Oct. 10, 1960. The first cover is a hand drawn cover.
J.F.K. Memorial Issue
The first non-postcard image is a map showing all the annexations to the city up to 1940. It gives the date of the annexation and shows very clearly the growth of Cincinnati.
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
The ninth President of the United States William Henry Harrison had his home in North Bend and is where he is buried.
1853 Painting of his home & Tomb
Original tomb showing neglect in left card at the turn of the Century.
Harrison Spring Hard water spring Soft water spring
Present Day Photo
GOVERNOR JOHN M. PATTISON
Two cards showing the O.N.G. at the funeral in Milford of John M. Pattison, 43rd governor of Ohio. Elected 11 / 1905, Died 06 / 1906. He was also president of Union Central Life Insurance Co. He died from Bright's disease. The last 3 cards are of the Governors Home, Promont, in Milford. This Victorian Italianate mansion was built between 1865 and 1867 by William Megrue. Megrue managed to lose his fortune before construction was completed in 1867 and in 1869 Megrue's estate sold the property to John Armstrong Wade who called it "Beechwood." Milford residents began referring to the mansion as "the Castle" because of its attached tower that rises 5 stories from the basement to its observation room. Wade lost the mansion thru foreclosure and Pattison bought the property and its 56 acres in 1879. Pattison's father-in-law called it Promont because of its location high above the city of Milford. After his death ownership passed through several owners until it was left to the Milford Historical Society in 1983, where it is now headquartered. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Birds-eye-view of Promont Today
U. S. GRANT
Although not actually in the Cincinnati area, it's close by and his parents home from 1859 to 1873 was at 518-520 Greenup Street across the Ohio river in Covington Ky. (it still stands).
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