Andrew Jackson’s Bedroom, Hermitage, Nashville, Tennessee

This image shows the bed and associated furnishings for the General’s bedroom as it would have appeared during his lifetime.

Natural Color Photograph by Frank Shannon

The description states:

Bedroom of General Andrew Jackson in

THE HERMITAGE

Home of General Andrew Jackson

Seventh President of the United States

Nashville, Tennessee

–The beds of this time were often high off the ground, and evidence of this is the step adjacent to the bed at the right of the photo. It was typical to build a cabinet below the bed for storage of bed linens, or to have a second bed roll out from one side to accommodate additional sleeper.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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