Kennedy, John F,
Black and white 8 x 10 in. photo signed and inscribed, " For J.D. Jacobs - with thanks and very warm regards - John Kennedy" in blue ball point pen, n.p., n.d. The photograph of Kennedy was taken at his desk in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in August 1960 by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. On July 13, 1960, Kennedy had become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, and he needed to look presidential in his photographs. Eisenstaedt was a famous photographer who had worked for Life Magazine and was best known for his photograph of a sailor kissing a young woman in New York's Times Square on Victory over Japan Day, August 14, 1945.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,000