The Kennedy Family
1 of 4 portraits of John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The Kennedy Family
by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1938
10 in. x 11 7/8 in. (254 mm x 302 mm) overall
Artistback to top
- Marcus Adams (1875-1959), Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 154 portraits, Sitter in 33 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Kathleen Agnes Cavendish (n?e Kennedy), Marchioness of Hartington (1920-1948), Wife of William, Marquess of Hartington; daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy; sister of John F. Kennedy. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Edward Moore Kennedy (1932-2009), Senator. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963), Thirty fifth President of the United States. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1888-1969), American ambassador to London. Sitter in 18 portraits. Identify
- Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr (1915-1944), Naval Aviator. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), Senator and Attorney-General. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Rose Elizabeth Kennedy (n?e Fitzgerald) (1890-1995), Philanthropist and socialite; wife of Joseph Patrick Kennedy. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Rosemary Kennedy (1918-2005), Sister of American President John F. Kennedy. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Patricia Lawford (n?e Kennedy) (1924-2006), Socialite; sister of American President John F. Kennedy. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Jean Ann Kennedy Smith (1928-2020), American ambassador to Ireland. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Eunice Mary Shriver (n?e Kennedy) (1921-2009), Founder of Camp Shriver; sister of American President John F. Kennedy. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1938back to top
Current affairsBritain pursues its policy of appeasement. At the Munich Agreement, Britain, France and Italy agreed to allow Hitler to seize the Sudetenland area of Czechoslovakia. The agreement was seen at the time as a triumph for peace, with Neville Chamberlain returning home brandishing the paper agreement and saying 'peace for our time.' Within six months Germany had occupied the rest of Czechoslovakia.
Art and scienceGraham Greene publishes Brighton Rock. The novel follows the descent of Pinky, a teenage gang leader in Brighton's criminal underworld. The book examines the criminal mind and explores the themes of morality and sin - recurrent concerns for the Roman Catholic Author.
Glasgow hosts the Empire Exhibition; an ?11 million celebration of the British Empire visited by 13 million people.
InternationalIn its pursuit of 'Lebensraum' (living space), Germany annexes Austria and parts of Czechoslovakia with little opposition from the League of Nations. At home, the Nazis continued their escalating persecution of the Jews with 'Kristallnach' (the Night of Broken Glass), attacking Jewish homes, shops, businesses and synagogues, and taking Jewish men to concentration camps.
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