President and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt with John Burroughs at Slabsides, 1903

Summary

President Theodore Roosevelt began his friendship with naturalist John Burroughs in 1889 when Roosevelt revealed to Burroughs that he was a fan of the naturalist's writing. Sharing a bond over nature, the two went on several trips together including a highly publicized trip to Yellowstone. Roosevelt also visited Burroughs at his Slabsides cabin in New York, where this photograph was taken.

President Theodore Roosevelt began his friendship with naturalist John Burroughs in 1889 when Roosevelt revealed to Burroughs that he was a fan of the naturalist's writing. Sharing a bond over nature, the two went on several trips together including a highly publicized trip to Yellowstone. Roosevelt also visited Burroughs at his Slabsides cabin in New York, where this photograph was taken.

Material

Glass (Material)

Technique

Gelatin dry plate process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 7 in

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