George Washington

This 1889 painting by Ramon de Elorriaga titled "The Inauguration of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST002264" title="George Washington" href="/topic/politics/george-washington-PEHST002264.topic">George Washington</a>" depicts the first <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000001" title="United States" href="/topic/politics/government/national-government/united-states-ORGOV0000001.topic">U.S.</a> president taking his oath of office on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City on April 30, 1789.

( AP / January 18, 2013 )

This 1889 painting by Ramon de Elorriaga titled "The Inauguration of George Washington" depicts the first U.S. president taking his oath of office on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City on April 30, 1789.

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