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(White House Furniture and Furnishings)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$470$400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(White House Furniture and Furnishings), Four articles, a typed note with holograph envelope from Jacqueline Kennedy concerning an answer for children's furniture (no thank you); a glib and revealing note about the furnishings and Jacqueline's desire for good reading lights for the President, "Please do stick any goose-neck monstrosities in Living Rooms-there, I care about pretty lamps" and going on to discuss more discreet matters; third, three pages concerning the make-up of the mattresses in the White House; fourth, the typescript of "A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy," forty-two pages, broadcast February 14th, 1962.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

White House, Jacqueline Kennedy, President , John F. Kennedy, Bouvier family, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Joseph Campbell, Kennedy family

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