Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

John and Jacqueline Kennedy

John and Jacqueline Kennedy, 1957

Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy, the future 35th president of the United States, married Jacqueline Bouvier on this day, September 12, in 1953. Seven years later, the couple would become the youngest president and first lady in American history.

The records show that Karsh photographed Senator & Mrs. John F. Kennedy in 1957, and Senator John F. Kennedy in 1960. See some more images from the sittings.