President John F. Kennedy stoops to retrieve the Nation?
President John F. Kennedy stoops to retrieve the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Service Medal which he dropped while presenting the award to Commander Alan Shepard Jr, left, in a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington DC on 8 May 1961. Looking on are, from left, Mrs Louise Shepard, Dr Hugh Dryden, and astronauts Walter Schirra, John Glenn and Leroy Cooper. Date: 1961
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Albert, Duke of York with Lord Louis Mountbatten - Polo
Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI 1895-1952) pictured awarding the Duke of York's Cup to his cousin and Captain of the victorious Navy team, Lord Louis Mountbatten (1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1900-1979) at the annual polo match between the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy at Ranelagh in July, 1933. Date: 1933
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
TRUMBULL, John (1756-1843). Declaration of Independence
TRUMBULL, John (1756-1843). Declaration of Independence. ca. 1817 - ca. 1819. The five-man drafting committee presenting their draft of the Declaration to the Congress (June 28th, 1776). It shows 42 of the 56 signers of the Declaration among them standing delivering the document (left to right): John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert R. Livingston, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. Neoclassicism. Oil on canvas. AMERICA. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. WASHINGTON D.C.. Washington. United States Capitol.
© Iberfoto/Mary Evans