Enlarged Contact Sheet of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy wearing Oleg Cassini dress

Description
In this set of twelve photographs, Jacqueline Kennedy is wearing a dress designed in collaboration with Oleg Cassini. The rosette, or cockade, on her left hip is an homage to Revoluntionay War generals Washington and Lafayette. Behind the roll of paper upon which she is standing, one can get a peek at the Kennedy living room in which the portrable studio was staged.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
date made
1961-01-03
depicted
Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier
photographer
Avedon, Richard
dress maker
Cassini, Oleg
maker
Avedon, Richard
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 7/8 in x 28 in; 70.8025 cm x 71.12 cm
place made
United States: Florida, Palm Beach
ID Number
PG*67.102.057
accession number
270571
catalog number
67.102.57
subject
Art
Photography
First Ladies
Costume
Portraits
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of the Photographer

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