Photolithograph, Portrait of John F. Kennedy in 1960

Summary

After the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced commemorative items. This print, which included a facsimile of Kennedy's signature, was based on a 1960 photograph by Fabian Bachrach -- an American photographer known for his portraits of presidents and other prominent individuals.

After the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced commemorative items. This print, which included a facsimile of Kennedy's signature, was based on a 1960 photograph by Fabian Bachrach -- an American photographer known for his portraits of presidents and other prominent individuals.

Artifact

Print (Visual work)

Date Made

1964

Subject Date

1960

Creators

Bachrach, Fabian, 1917-2010 

Creator Notes

Photographed in 1960 by Fabian Bachrach, this print, with facsimile signature, was probably made in 1964.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.22

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Photolithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 14.125 in

Width: 11.125 in

Inscriptions

Signature printed on image lower right corner is not original and not his signature: John F. Kennedy Text printed below reads: Color by Fabian Bachrach

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