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    John F. Kennedy Signed Photo. 7.5" x 9.5", mounted on a board backing to an overall 11" x 14". Here is a print of the famous Bachrach photo of Kennedy, signed and inscribed below the portrait in his own hand, during his presidency. It reads, in full: "To Edith and Bill Heffernan, With the esteem and warm regards of their old friend. John Kennedy/August 31, 1961".

    The well-known photograph shows Kennedy seated in a leather armchair in front of an American flag, and was chosen as Kennedy's official portrait after winning the presidency in 1960.

    Condition: The photo shows considerable fading, and the backing board exhibits moderate toning, with a few spots of scattered foxing. Mounting remnants on verso. The inscription and signature are thick and bright.


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    April, 2016
    5th Tuesday
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