Eighty-five of the portraits on view here are by Charles Willson Peale.
The Second Bank of the United States earned its place in history in 1832 when President Andrew Jackson vetoed a bill seeking to re-charter the bank because he viewed it as an unconstitutional monopoly.
Running for reelection, Jackson made his anti-bank stance a critical issue of his campaign and handily defeated opponent Henry Clay.
Eighty-five of the portraits on view here are by Charles Willson Peale, one of early America’s most famous portraitist.
Kids will be intrigued by the pine sculpture of George Washington, as well as his original death mask.