Portrait print of John F. Kennedy from Mae's Millinery Shop

Published by
The Philadelphia Inquirer, American, founded 1829
Photograph by
Karsh, Yousuf, Armenian Canadian, 1908 - 2002
Owned by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Subject of
President Kennedy, John F., American, 1917 - 1963
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994
Date
1963
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Power of Place
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)
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".
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
chromolithographs
portraits
Topic
Business
Civil rights
Photography
Social reform
Women
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.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b94c3c0a-b407-4412-88e1-69935bbff3f2