Anderson House, Washington, DC Photos

Anderson House (1905) (2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW) was built by Larz and Isabel Anderson and willed to the Society of the Cincinnati which uses it as its headquarters and museum. The Beaux-Arts building was designed by architects Little and Browne.

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Anderson House was built by Larz & Isabel Anderson & willed to the Society of the Cincinnati as a HQ & Museum. Washington, DC.Statue of George Washington on lawn of Anderson House. Washington, DC.Anderson House portico entrance. Washington, DC.Statue of Mahatma Gandhi opposite Anderson House. Washington, DC.
Anderson House (1905) (2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW) was built by Larz & Isabel Anderson & willed to the Society of the Cincinnati as a HQ & Museum. Washington, DC. Architect: Little & Browne.Statue of George Washington on lawn of Anderson House. Washington, DC.Anderson House portico entrance. Washington, DC.Statue of Mahatma Gandhi opposite Anderson House. Washington, DC.
Portrait of General George Washington, first President of Society of the Cincinnati attrib. Charles Peale Polk at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Major General Alexander Hamilton, second President of Society of the Cincinnati by unknown at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Bronze bust of Marquis de Lafayette member of Society of the Cincinnati after Jean-Antoine Houdon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Revolutionary wall decoration off entrance hall at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Portrait of General George Washington, first President of Society of the Cincinnati attrib. Charles Peale Polk at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Major General Alexander Hamilton, second President of Society of the Cincinnati by unknown at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Bronze bust of Marquis de Lafayette member of Society of the Cincinnati after Jean-Antoine Houdon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Revolutionary wall decoration off entrance hall at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Entrance hall decorated with Revolutionary heraldry at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Entrance hall choir stalls from Naples at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Fireplace in stairway hall at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Baroque Italian chest at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Entrance hall decorated with Revolutionary heraldry at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Entrance hall choir stalls from Naples at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Fireplace in stairway hall at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Baroque Italian chest at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Medieval European lectern at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Stairway at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Painting by Josè Villegas on landing at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Triumph of the Dogaressa of Venice in 1423 painting by Jose Villegas y Cordero at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Medieval European lectern at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Stairway at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Painting by Josè Villegas on landing at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Triumph of the Dogaressa of Venice in 1423 painting (c1882-93) by Jose Villegas y Cordero at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Baccarat glass eagle gift of French Society of Cincinnati after WWII at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.George Washington presenting charter of Society of Cincinnati to Lafayette & Alexander Hamilton mural by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Detail of George Washington mural by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Symbolic figures on George Washington mural by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Baccarat glass eagle gift of French Society of Cincinnati after WWII at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.George Washington presenting charter of Society of Cincinnati to Lafayette & Alexander Hamilton mural (1909) by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Detail of George Washington mural (1909) by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Symbolic figures on George Washington mural (1909) by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Civil War mural by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Section of Civil War mural showing symbolic figure holding cotton branch for which Isabel Anderson was model by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Section of Civil War mural showing freeing of slave by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Relief of explorer in canoe in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Civil War mural (1909) by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Section of Civil War mural showing symbolic figure holding cotton branch for which Isabel Anderson was model (1909) by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Section of Civil War mural showing freeing of slave (1909) by H. Siddons Mowbray in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Relief of explorer in canoe (1909) in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Relief of revolutionary war drummer & citizen militiaman in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.French Salon ceiling at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Mantle clock in French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Relief of revolutionary war drummer & citizen militiaman (1909) in Key Room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.French Salon ceiling at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Mantle clock in French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Wall mural in French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Tapestry with flamingo in French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.English drawing room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.English drawing room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Wall mural in French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Tapestry with flamingo in French Salon at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.English drawing room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.English drawing room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Civil War Memorial mantle clock in English drawing room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Great gallery lined with Flemish tapestries & art objects at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Tapestry detail of Diana hunting at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Tapestry detail of rabbit at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Civil War Memorial mantle clock in English drawing room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Great gallery lined with Flemish tapestries & art objects at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Tapestry detail of Diana hunting at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Tapestry detail of rabbit at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Japanese Samurai ceremonial sword in ivory case was gift from Emperor of Japan while Anderson was American ambassador to Japan at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Malachite stand at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Altarpiece carving from Spanish Colonial church at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Medieval carving of Last Supper at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Japanese Samurai ceremonial sword in ivory case was gift from Emperor of Japan while Anderson was American ambassador to Japan at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Malachite stand at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Altarpiece carving from Spanish Colonial church (probably Ecuador) at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Medieval carving of Last Supper at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Medieval carving of Christ being led to Crucifixion at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Dining room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Dining room centerpiece at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Dining room tapestry at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Medieval carving of Christ being led to Crucifixion at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Dining room at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Dining room centerpiece at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Dining room tapestry at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Dining room porcelain at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Larz Anderson by Josè Villegas at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Isabel Anderson by Cecelia Beaux at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Bronze statuette lighting cigar from volcano represents character in children's book written by Isabel Anderson at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Dining room porcelain at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Larz Anderson (1906) by Josè Villegas at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Isabel Anderson (1900) by Cecelia Beaux at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Bronze statuette lighting cigar from volcano represents character in children's book written by Isabel Anderson at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Bronze statuette represents character in children's book written by Isabel Anderson at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Chinese export plate with logo of Society of the Cincinnati was gift to George Washington at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Chinese export plate with logo of Society of the Cincinnati was gift to George Washington at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Plate with eagle of Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Bronze statuette represents character in children's book written by Isabel Anderson at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Chinese export plate with logo of Society of the Cincinnati was gift to George Washington at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Chinese export plate with logo of Society of the Cincinnati was gift to George Washington at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Plate with eagle of Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Covered bowl with eagle of Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Plate commemorating landing of Lafayette at Castle Clinton New York on Aug. 16, 1821 at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Yellow & blue porcelain cup with bird symbols of Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Ballroom at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Covered bowl with eagle of Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Plate commemorating landing of Lafayette at Castle Clinton New York on Aug. 16, 1821 at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Yellow & blue porcelain cup with bird symbols of Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Ballroom at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Ballroom ceiling at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Ballroom detail at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Ballroom piano at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Major General Henry Knox who had idea for Society of the Cincinnati by Peter Roos after Gilbert Stuart at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Ballroom ceiling at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Ballroom detail at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Ballroom piano at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Portrait of Major General Henry Knox who had idea for Society of the Cincinnati by Peter Roos after Gilbert Stuart at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Mural showing motoring tours around Washington, DC at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Mural showing motoring tours around Washington, DC at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Corridor along garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Mural in corridor along garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Mural showing motoring tours around Washington, DC at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Mural showing motoring tours around Washington, DC at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Corridor along garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Mural in corridor along garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.
Parrot painted on mural in corridor along garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.

Parrot painted on mural in corridor along garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Garden at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.


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