Kennedy Letterpress Printing Block For Sheet Music Set? Kennedy one year after his assassination.The piece was commissioned by Robert Kennedy for James Carter, a regular violinist at the White House and friend to the Kennedy family. This piece is composed by James Carter and the lyrics by his wife, Isabelle Carter. There are three letterpress blocks for the sheet music. One master cover sheet woodblock, and two woodblocks for the first and second page of the sheet music.
The fourth block is an etching of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis with Dallas in the background. Included with this listing are pictures of James Carter playing for JFK as first chair violinist in The Transylvania Symphony on the White House lawn in 1961, as well as two newspaper articles from that event in 1961 as prominence to the relationship James Carter had with the Kennedy family. This is a one of a kind set, there are no other proofs of this work anywhere in the world. The condition of these pieces are exceptional for their age and have been stored in a box, wrapped and in a climate controlled and smoke-free home.This is an amazing museum quality piece for any collector of Presidential memorabilia, JFK memorabilia, etc. Some orders are delayed a little longer due to Covid. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Sheet Music & Song Books\Vintage & Antique". The seller is "tonyknuckles" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.