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

Image for 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
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
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.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
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

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