Checked content

File:James Knox Polk by GPA Healy, 1858.jpg

Title James Knox Polk
Date 1858
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 157.6 × 119.7 cm (62 × 47.1 in)
Washington, D.C., United States

Inscribed: Yes
Inscription Type: inscribed
Inscription Location: on reverse
Inscription Text: Ex-President James K. Polk painted by G.P.A. Healy / October 7, 1858 at Chicago
Acquisition Information: U. S. government purchase
Acquisition Number: 858.1335.1

Credit Line: The White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
Source/Photographer The White House Historical Association
( Reusing this file)

This is a faithful photographic reproduction of an original two-dimensional work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason:
Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States, and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or less.
This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.

The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that "faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain, and that claims to the contrary represent an assault on the very concept of a public domain". For details, see Commons:When to use the PD-Art tag.
This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain.

Please be aware that depending on local laws, re-use of this content may be prohibited or restricted in your jurisdiction. See Commons:Reuse of PD-Art photographs.
The following pages on Schools Wikipedia link to this image (list may be incomplete):


Did you know...?

All five editions of Schools Wikipedia were compiled by SOS Childrens Villages. More than 2 million people benefit from the global charity work of SOS Children's Villages, and our work in 133 countries around the world is vital to ensuring a better future for vulnerable children. Help another child by taking out a sponsorship.