JACQUELINE KENNEDY, EDITH WELCH AND CHUGHTAI MUSEUM – NEW NARRATIVE TRACES THE RELATION BETWEEN ALL OF THEM.
President Ayub Khan had excellent relations with the Kennedys. Chughtai paintings were presented to them at least twice, if not more. One of them is still in the Kennedy Memorial in Boston. Chughtai artist designed the dustcover of the Urdu version of the biography of Jacqueline Kennedy. An autographed book was sent to Chughtai artist through US Ambassador David Bane. On other hand Harvard Professor, Stuart Cary Welch was guest of Chughtai Museum in 1981. We have record of same with us.
Willian Kuhn also from Boston is an avid research scholar and published a number of books as Jackie Stories. Number 8 is about Stuart Cary Welch and it includes a photograph of the Welchs at Chughtai Museum in 1981. This is to keep our readers in touch with developments in the Western world. International recognition of our efforts in preserving and promoting Chughtai is ever there.