Desk Blotter

MO 63.297a
Desk Blotter
Hermes, Paris (Established in 1837)
Paris, France
Leather, brass
Closed: 5/8" x 19 1/2" x 14"
Black alligator leather blotter hinged at the sides with brass trim. The blotter is part of a 6 piece desk set.
This desk blotter was presented to President Kennedy as part of a desk set by the President of France (1959-1969), Charles De Gaulle during John F. Kennedy's state visit to Paris, France in May-June 1961. President Kennedy kept this desk set on his desk in the Oval Office of the White House.
Charles De Gaulle, President of France (1959-1969)
  • JFKPOF-107-010
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297b
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297c
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297d
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297e
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297f
  • JFKWHP-1961-02-25-C
Donated to the United States