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Sailboat Weathervane, MO 77.62

BX000261-079511-79511

Medium: Copper, lead

Dimensions: 26 × 24 in. (66 × 61 cm)

A Copper weathervane in the shape of a sailboat.  The sails, hull, and mask are welded together with lead.

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy gave President Kennedy this sailboat weathervane on his forty-sixth birthday for their home in Hyannis Port.

Credit Line: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA

Museum accession number: MO 77.62