Signed Photo of Lyndon Johnson Taking the Oath of Office Inscribed to the Photographer

c. 1963

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Signed Photo of Lyndon Johnson Taking the Oath of Office Inscribed to the Photographer
Signed Photograph
1 page | SMC 2076

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      Here is the awful answer to the question President-Elect Kennedy, having his portrait taken, posed to the photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt: "What will the passage of the next four years show in his revealing photo[s]–"?

      "With high regard and appreciation", Lyndon Johnson inscribes one of the most famous, and searing, of all American images: Cecil Stoughton’s own iconic photo of Johnson taking the Oath of Office, November 22, 1963, aboard Air Force One at Love Field, Dallas Texas, as a dazed and bloodstained Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side, staring ahead.



      Signed Photo, inscribed on the mount to John F. Kennedy's chief White House photographer Cecil Stoughton; black and white, oblong quarto, being Stoughton’s iconic photograph of President Johnson taking the Oath of Office, November 22, 1963, aboard Air Force One at Love Field, Dallas, Texas.

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