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MO63.655 Cead Mile Failte Parade Banner

MO63.655  Cead Mile Failte Parade Banner

Place Made: Ireland

Date Made: 1963

Medium: Ink on Linen

Dimensions: 45 x 35 1/2 inches

 

Parade Banner displayed during President Kennedy's 1963 visit to Ireland.  Rectangular piece of linen with a black and white image of the head of JFK flanked by the Irish and United States Flags in center. Gaelic welcome "Cead Mile Failte" in green script across top edge which translates to A Hundred Thousand Welcomes.

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

Museum accession number: MO 63.655

1963

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum