The chandelier is made from a modern American chandelier and a 19th Century Italian chandelier (which were salvaged from the former Standard Club in
This hall contains one of the rarest pieces in the house: an Old Paris Porcelain Vase with 24 carat gold gilt (circa 1810). It has a hand-painted medallion of Benjamin Franklin which was taken from his life portrait (painted by Carle Van Loo).
The portrait above the staircase is of Hugh McCall, one of
The large painting of George Washington was painted by Samuel King. In 1776, John Hancock commissioned Charles Peale to paint