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Inside Joe Biden's redecorated Oval Office

A general view shows the Oval Office as decorated for President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, January 21, 2021. The Oval Office is the formal working space for the president, and most choose new drapery, furniture and carpets when they enter, as well as art and artifacts from the White House collection, museums and collectors.

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A general view shows the Oval Office as decorated for President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, January 21, 2021. The Oval Office is the formal working space for the president, and most choose new drapery, furniture and carpets when they enter, as well as art and artifacts from the White House collection, museums and collectors.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office, January 20, 2021. The military flags displayed during the Donald Trump presidency have been replaced by just an American flag and one with the Presidential Seal, and a collection of family photos.

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President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office, January 20, 2021. The military flags displayed during the Donald Trump presidency have been replaced by just an American flag and one with the Presidential Seal, and a collection of family photos. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
The newly inaugurated president has decorated his office with busts of civil rights and labor leaders, nods to other presidents who faced great crises, and side-by-side portraits of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton and President Thomas Jefferson - men known to vehemently disagree with one another. Clockwise from top left: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The newly inaugurated president has decorated his office with busts of civil rights and labor leaders, nods to other presidents who faced great crises, and side-by-side portraits of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton and President Thomas Jefferson - men known to vehemently disagree with one another. Clockwise from top left: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A bust of Mexican American labor leader Cesar Chavez joins family photos behind the Resolute Desk. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A bust of Mexican American labor leader Cesar Chavez joins family photos behind the Resolute Desk. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A lunar sample from the Apollo 17 moon mission shares space with written works by George Washington and Nathaniel Hawthorne. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A lunar sample from the Apollo 17 moon mission shares space with written works by George Washington and Nathaniel Hawthorne. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A picture of President Joe Biden greeting Pope Francis joins family photos. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A picture of President Joe Biden greeting Pope Francis joins family photos. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
Busts of civil rights leader Rosa Parks and President Abraham Lincoln decorate the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Busts of civil rights leader Rosa Parks and President Abraham Lincoln decorate the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A box of pens with the presidential seal and the signature of President Joe Biden are seen on display. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A box of pens with the presidential seal and the signature of President Joe Biden are seen on display. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
President Joe Biden rests his hands on the Resolute Desk before signing multiple executive orders. A portrait of former President Andrew Jackson, who espoused a populist political style that has sometimes been compared with that of Trump, is gone.

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President Joe Biden rests his hands on the Resolute Desk before signing multiple executive orders. A portrait of former President Andrew Jackson, who espoused a populist political style that has sometimes been compared with that of Trump, is gone. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A bust of President Abraham Lincoln sits underneath a painting of American flags on New York City\u0027s Fifth Ave (\
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A bust of President Abraham Lincoln sits underneath a painting of American flags on New York City's Fifth Ave ("The Avenue in the Rain") by impressionist Childe Hassam, which hung there under previous presidents but which Trump had removed. The artwork is part of the White House's permanent art collection. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A portrait of Benjamin Franklin hangs above a bust of President Harry Truman. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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A portrait of Benjamin Franklin hangs above a bust of President Harry Truman. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
The space now features American leaders who faced challenges and persevered, including Abraham Lincoln, who led the country through the Civil War, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was president in the depths of the Great Depression.

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The space now features American leaders who faced challenges and persevered, including Abraham Lincoln, who led the country through the Civil War, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was president in the depths of the Great Depression. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A bust of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt sits on a shelf with The Works of Theodore Roosevelt. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A bust of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt sits on a shelf with The Works of Theodore Roosevelt. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A bust of President Harry Truman, a portrait of Benjamin Franklin and a lunar sample from the moon share space in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A bust of President Harry Truman, a portrait of Benjamin Franklin and a lunar sample from the moon share space in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
The presidential seal decorates a doorknob in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The presidential seal decorates a doorknob in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A bust of former President Harry Truman sits in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A bust of former President Harry Truman sits in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A bust of Mexican American labor leader Cesar Chavez joins family photos. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A bust of Mexican American labor leader Cesar Chavez joins family photos. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A general view shows the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A general view shows the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
President Joe Biden signs executive orders at the Resolute Desk. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Joe Biden signs executive orders at the Resolute Desk. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
A general view shows the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A general view shows the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jan 22, 2021 8:17 PM EST
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