Hermitage Parlors, Nashville, Tennessee

This image shows the parlors of Andrew Jackson’s home, the Hermitage, as they would have appeared during his life.

Color Photo by Gene Aiken

The description states:

The Parlors at

THE HERMITAGE

Home of General Andrew Jackson

Seventh President of the United States

Nashville, Tennessee

–The visible chandelier is filled with candles as there was no electricity or gas at the time. As a result, the house would have been quite dark after sunset in rooms that did not have generous lighting such as this.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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