Taken by Philip Haas in 1843, John Quincy Adams was captured in his family home is the oldest surviving photograph of a United States President.
Taken in 1843, this rather stern depiction of John Quincy Adams is the earliest confirmed, surviving photograph of an American President. We sure have come a long way.
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