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Letters from Jackie: A Personal Piece of Camelot

Last week dozens of handwritten letters by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sold at auction in Palm Beach, Florida, for a total of $28,400. The letters were personal correspondence and thank you notes by the former First Lady to her interior designer, … Continue reading

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How Camelot Got Designed: Jackie Kennedy’s Visit to Winterthur

Maggie Lidz is Winterthur’s estate historian and curator of garden objects. She collects 1950s and ’60s interior design books and is especially interested in 20th-century flower arranging. May 8, 1961, was a historic day at Winterthur. The museum’s founder, Henry Francis du … Continue reading

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