Rare Photo of White House Stables

White House stables in 1857

Have you ever seen a photo of the White House stables? We haven’t actually come across one until we found this at the Library of Congress. How cool is this? The photo was taken by Lewis Emory Walker in 1857 or 1858.

White House stables in 1857

White House stables in 1857

Source: Library of Congress

This probably has been our best photo find in the last few weeks. Click on it for a much larger version and see if you see anything.

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