Designs for the Grave of the Late President John F. Kennedy
November 17 – December 13, 1964
Ground Floor, Central Gallery, Bays I, II
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 2 models, 7 photographs, 23 drawings, and examples of lettering for the design of the President Kennedy grave site by John Carl Warneke Associates were shown. Photographs by Robert Lautman of the 6-by-8-foot scale model of the site were superimposed on actual photographs of the area and of the view. Examples of the proposed lettering, both on paper and carved in granite, were prepared by John Everett Benson of the John Stevens Shop in Newport, Rhode Island.
Leaflet: Mimeographed sheet with descriptive text.