Enlarged Contact Sheet of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy wearing Oleg Cassini dress


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.

Date Made: 1961-01-03

Depicted: Kennedy, Jacqueline BouvierPhotographer: Avedon, RichardDress Maker: Cassini, OlegMaker: Avedon, Richard

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Florida, Palm Beach

Subject: First LadiesCostumePortraits


See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Richard Avedon Collection, Photography, Art


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Credit Line: Gift of the Photographer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PG.67.102.057Accession Number: 270571Catalog Number: 67.102.57

Object Name: photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 27 7/8 in x 28 in; 70.8025 cm x 71.12 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4a29-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1321567

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