Bottle stopper, John F. Kennedy, 1960s

Bottle stopper, John F. Kennedy, 1960s

Usage conditions apply
The German company Achatit was known for crafting political caricatures into bottle stoppers. They sold stoppers of many internationally-recognized figures including John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline. Kennedy, a Democrat, was elected president in 1960 defeating his Republican opponent Richard Nixon.
Object Name
Bottle Stopper
associated person
Kennedy, John F.
Physical Description
cork (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 5 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Political Campaigns
See more items in
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object