The Presidential “Resolute Desk” Designed By Victorian Era Master Carpenter William Evenden. Many presidents have used the Resolute desk in the Oval Office or the their study in the Residence. It was made from the timbers of HMS Resolute, an abandoned British ship discovered by an American vessel and returned to the Queen of England as a token of friendship and goodwill . . . read full blog post at

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All the President's pens: The secrets behind the six Oval Office desks

Franklin Delano Roosevelt had a panel added to it to shield his legs from view, as the pol...

Behind the Lens: 2016 Year in Photographs

For the eighth and final time, I am presenting my annual Year in Photographs.

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The Resolute Desk of the oval office , see the The Resolute Desk Blueprints here:

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Eyewitness to history! 55 of Obama photographer's favorite images

October 1, 2015. 'I focused on the detail of the Resolute Desk as the president was talking with two aides in the Oval Office'

Barack Obama gets a sneaky visit from daughter Sasha in the Oval Office

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White House photographer shares his favorite images of 2016

Souza, who snapped this photo on October 14, said: 'My favorite months in the Oval Office are late fall to early winter when occasionally the afternoon light will be at just the right angle to create some interesting backlight if the President is working at the Resolute Desk'

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