JFK Rocking Chair
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An authentic reproduction, JFK brought the original to the White House to ease chronic back pain from his WWII injury. The steam-bent back posts and curved back rails support the back. The spring tightly woven seat and back assure unparalleled comfort. Solid oak and rattan. 43"h. x 28"w. x 31.5"d.
Our exhibition The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden takes us through the roles of the presidency with artifacts that reflect both the personal and political aspects of life as a president. Items bearing the presidential seal are in recognition of the seal in our National Museum of American History, Behring Center.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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