Lot #40
John and Robert Kennedy Signed Photograph

One-of-a-kind President Kennedy & Attorney General Robert Kennedy signed photograph
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Estimate: $15000+

Description

One-of-a-kind President Kennedy & Attorney General Robert Kennedy signed photograph

John and Robert Kennedy Signed Photograph: to Terence McCarten the photographer who took this photograph-
7.5″ x 9.5″ glossy black & white photo taken in the Oval Office with McCarten's contact sheet of 11 images. The only known signed photograph of the two brothers alone, signed by both John and Robert Kennedy.

John and Robert are relaxed and smiling, signed and inscribed in fountain pen by both, "To Terence McCarten, with every good wish, John F. Kennedy" and "To Terence, with thanks, Robert F. Kennedy." Original contact sheet with 11 images of John & Robert Kennedy from McCarten's session are included. Terence McCarten was an award-winning news photographer who worked at the N.Y. Herald Tribune and N.Y. Post who met the two brothers while covering the 1960 presidential campaign. An extraordinary image of these American icons and an absolute rarity of great historical significance.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021





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