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John F. Kennedy Assassination and Funeral Original Vintage Photographs

A group of nine black and white photographs, measuring between 9" x 14" and 11" x 14", circa 1964-1967. The photographs depict images from the assassination on November 22, 1963 and the somber memorial Mass and funeral held on November 25, 1963. Almost all have stamped dates of January 20, 1964 on verso. From the collection of Ron Hoskins, assassinologist. Images include:

1. A still image taken from the 1966 film Rush to Judgement, with Sam M. Holland recreates his view of the assassination events as he witnessed them. With a 1967 Alskog Inc. stamp on verso. Measures 14" x 11". With light silvering.

2. A still from the Orville Nix film of Kennedy's assassination, with Jackie Kennedy leaning over to assist her wounded husband. Measures 14" x 9.75". Light wear to edges and corners, adhesive residue on verso.

3. Clergy at JFK's Memorial Mass, stamped January 20, 1964 on verso. Measures 14" x 9". Bumping to corners.

4. Jackie Kennedy leaving the Memorial Mass, stamped January 20, 1964 on verso. Measures 9.375" x 13.5". Bumping and creasing at corners.

5. Jackie and Ted Kennedy exiting the church after the Memorial Mass, stamped January 20, 1964 on verso. Measures 11.125" x 12.5". Bumping and creasing at corners.

6. The Kennedy family praying at the Memorial Mass, stamped January 20, 1964 on verso. Measures 13.75" x 10.5". Bumping and creasing at corners.

7. Jackie and Ted Kennedy entering the church, stamped January 20, 1964 on verso. On verso is taped a caption "re jfk mass/as Boston police line sidewalk leading to church Ted and Jackie walk to the entrance. Murphy photo." Measures 11.125" x 14". Bumping and creasing at corners. Soiling on verso.

8. JFK funeral, stamped November 25, 1963 on verso. Measures 14" x 11.125". Bumping and creasing at corners.

9. Jackie Kennedy leaving the Memorial Mass, with Boston police lining the staircase. Measures 14" x 11.125". Bumping and creasing at corners. Wear and minor material loss at the right vertical edge.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.


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