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31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

1. At the foreign ministry in Mexico City.

JFK Presidential Library

2. At a dinner for the president of the Ivory Coast.

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3. Watching the first of the 1962 America’s Cup races aboard the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, off Newport, R.I.

Photograph by Robert Knudsen, White House, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

4. Holding a silver pitcher that was presented to the White House as a diplomatic gift in 1962.

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5. Her wedding photo.

6. At the National Theatre in September 1962 with her husband.

Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

7. At her wedding reception with her husband at Hammersmith Farm, Newport, R.I., Sept. 12, 1953.

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8. The first lady with her husband at the arrival ceremonies for the king of Morocco.

Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

9. At her husband’s inauguration.

Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

10. Attending mass in 1961 in Rhode Island.

Robert Knudsen. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

11. Hosting guests at a White House dinner honoring 49 American Nobel Prize winners in April 1962.

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12. At a polo match during her trip to India.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

13. Talking to the French minister of culture at the opening of the Mona Lisa Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

14. At a dinner for the cultural affairs minister of France.

Photograph by Robert Knudsen, White House, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

15. With her husband at the Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, Fla, to address leaders of the Cuban Invasion Brigade.

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16. Playing with her son Jack Jr. in the west bedroom of the White House.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

17. Receiving a season pass to the National Symphony Orchestra.

Robert Knudsen. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

18. Touring an island during her trip to India.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

19. Playing with an elephant in the in the garden of the prime minister of India’s residence.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

20. Opening of the refurbished White House Treaty Room.

Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

21. At a state dinner in honor of the Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg in April 1963.

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22. At the dinner for the president of the Ivory Coast.

Photograph by Robert Knudsen, White House, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

23. With French President and former General Charles DeGaulle at a dinner in Versailles, France, in June 1961.

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24. Leaving St. Mary’s Church after attending mass in Newport, R.I., with her husband.

Robert Knudsen. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

25. Attending the opening of the Tutankhamun Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in 1961.

Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

26. Arriving in India for a trip to the country and to Pakistan in 1962.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

27. At the residence of the president of India in 1962.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

28. Visiting the prime minister of India and the United States ambassador to India at the prime minister’s residence.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

29. Touring the Central Cottage Industries Emporium in New Delhi, India.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

30. Departing the White House for a trip to South America.

Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

31. At a dinner with the prime minister of India.

Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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