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Connecticut Avenue Bridge and lion statues, Washington, D.C., circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Connecticut Avenue Bridge and Lions
Summary:Color image looking across the Connecticut Avenue Bridge (also known as the Taft Bridge), with a lion statue on either side, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Connecticut Avenue Bridge and Lions." Reverse caption reads: "Connecticut Avenue Bridge, Washington.-- This massive work is one of the notable features of the recent development of Washington. It is the largest concrete bridge in the world." Postcard number: 5073.
Provider:B.S. Reynolds Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Sculpture
Washington (D.C.)
Bridges
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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