06-01-2013 06-01-2013
Skinner Auctions
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June 1, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Secretarially Inscribed Photograph.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM


Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Secretarially Inscribed Photograph. Framed 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. black and white portrait of JFK seated, hands together, arms resting on a table, a painting and a curtain are visible behind him; the photograph mounted on white card, with the following inscription, "To Joe Benedict, with my best wishes John Kennedy," in the hand of Secretary II, framed, 14 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. overall.

Provenance: By descent through the family of Joseph T. Benedict (1912-1995), former president and chairman of Worcester Federal Savings Bank and Kennedy family friend.
Estimate $750-1,000

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John Fitzgerald, John Kennedy, Joe Benedict, Secretary, Worcester Federal Savings Bank, Joseph T. Benedict, president and chairman