Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Art exhibit in Quebec, Canada entitled "Normandie - Peace and War." Held for the benefit of the Royal Canadian Legion, the exhibit portrayed various views of Normandy, France. The photograph was sent to President John F. Kennedy with a letter dated November 22, 1961, from Mimi T. Aber. Ms. Aber wrote to the President asking for his permission to use Monet's painting "Shores of Normandy" in her exhibit. The painting was kept in the President's suite at the Hotel Carlyle in New York City. The following is stamped on the verso of the photograph: "Photo par Studio Lausanne, Montreal, No. de serie 61, 1231 Ste-Catherine Ouest, VI 9-9132."