Color vintage matte-finish 13.5 x 10.5 photo of President Kennedy and the First Lady with the Cooper family, affixed to an 18 x 16 mount, signed and inscribed on the mount in blue ballpoint “To Mrs. Cooper, with warm regards, John Kennedy.” A uniform shade of toning and the image slightly faded, otherwise fine condition. The photo was taken in the Oval Office on May 21, 1963, the day Kennedy awarded Cooper the NASA Distinguished Service Medal. Cooper had returned from his historic flight on Faith 7 just five days earlier, the last mission of the Mercury program. A historic photo that Kennedy inscribed to Cooper’s wife, Trudy. Accompanied by two photos of Kennedy with Cooper: one from the Rose Garden medal ceremony and one of them at Cape Canaveral. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
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