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The museum collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum comprises some 20,000 three-dimensional objects and works of art, including many objects of extraordinary historical significance and value. Among the collection are gifts, including those presented to President Kennedy by state and national leaders as well as the charming...
Gifts given to President John F. Kennedy by foreign heads of state. Includes several gifts from foreign state and local government.
Bible with a leather cover and vellum pages. Bible is written in Ge'ez, the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the medium of traditional Ethiopian learning and scholarship.
Antique silver dish ring stand. Openwork and chased silver dish ring engraved with two pheasants among flowers and a cartouche with a crest flanked by a figure on the left and a wolf on the right. Three of four hallmarks are legible: the crowned harp certifies that the ring is 92.5% pure silver, Hibernia seated certifies proper excise duty was paid...
Ship model of the 44 gun French frigate of the line "Melpomene." This model was crafted by a prisoner of war during the French Revolutionary or Napoleonic wars. The bow has a warrior figurehead.
Sword with hilt and silver knuckle guard, which is formed by a long turned down quillon. The grip is composed of fluted wood. The sheath is covered with chased silver plating. The steel blade is slightly curved.
Drinking horn made from a bovine horn. The horn is decorated with engraved silver and niello (a metallic alloy of sulfur and silver) at the open end and at the mouth piece. The mouth piece is shaped like the head of a bird. Attached to the horn is a silver chain strap.
Large bowl and footed stand made of crystal cut with alternating panels of diamonds and fluting and sixteen fan-shaped lobes on the rim.
Silver goblet engraved on exterior in Gaelic: President John Fitzgerald Kennedy/ Failte/ t0/ Ros Mic/ Treom/ 27 June, 1963" which translates to "President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Welcome to New Ross 27 June 1963."
Vibrant Kangra painting of a battle scene mounted on a silk-covered wood frame.
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