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Bible upon which U. S. President James Buchanan took the oath of office

1853 Oxford University Press (Publisher) Reddish brown velvet, gilt edges, brass details and clasp closed: 5 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 2 in. (14.7 x 11.0 x 5.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Harriet Lane Johnston 1906.9.26.1 Not currently on view


Object - written matter - Bible

Occupation - political - president

graphic arts - book