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Published by:
The Philadelphia Inquirer, American, founded 1829  Search this
Photograph by:
Yousuf Karsh, Armenian Canadian, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
President John F. Kennedy, American, 1917 - 1963  Search this
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 3/4 in. (37.5 x 29.8 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
chromolithographs
portraits
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963
Description:
Framed portrait of President John F. Kennedy. Frame is black wood. Image shows Kennedy looking above the camera and off to the right. Kennedy wears a dark suit and tie. Along the bottom of the image is a small horizontal white band with black text in two (2) columns. Centered text in three (3) lines: "JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY / May 29, 1917-November 22, 1963 / Thirty-Fifth President of the United States". Second column of text on the lower proper left corner in three (3) lines: Supplement to The Philadelphia Inquirer / December 1, 1963 / Second Printing December 11, 1963".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2013.27.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Estate of Yousuf Karsh. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b94c3c0a-b407-4412-88e1-69935bbff3f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.27.6ab