Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Jackie Kennedy as you've never seen her: Family friend sells unseen pictures of the 16-year-old First-Lady-to-be on her summer holidays in Virginia (9 Pics)

These never-before-seen photographs show Jackie Kennedy as a stunning 16-year-old girl.
The snaps were taken at The Homestead, a luxury holiday resort in Hot Springs, Virginia, in the summer of 1945.
At the time, the girl who would grow up to marry President John F. Kennedy was between terms at the prestigious Miss Porter's School in Connecticut.
They are being sold at auction alongside other items, including a heartbreaking letter she penned nine days after Kennedy's assassination.

Also among the photographs up for auction are two that show Jackie on a tennis court with her younger sister Lee
Another shows her in a sleeveless dress with her father, wealthy stockbroker John Bouvier, and her sister enjoying a meal outdoors

Also up for auction is a letter, written on White House stationery card and dated December 1, 1963, that is addressed to Godfrey McHugh, Kennedy's military aide who served on Air Force One
John F. Kennedy's Harvard sweater
His bomber jacket are also up for auction
John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy sit together at Kennedy's family home at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, a few months before their wedding in 1953

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