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Confederate Museum, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1906-1908

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Alternate title:Home of Jefferson Davis, shaft of S. S. "Merrimac" in foreground
Summary:Confederate Museum, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1906-1908. Caption reads: "Home of Jefferson Davis. The 'White House of the Confederacy', so called because it was occupied by Jefferson Davis while he was president of the Confederate states, is an imposing, typical southern residence on East Clay Street. It was tendered by the city to Mr. Davis as a gift, but he consented only to occupy it, leaving the title with the city. It is now fitted up as a memorial building and war museum." Postmark date: December 22, 1908; Postcard number: 2509; Message included.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Galleries & museums
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond, Va.)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Merrimack (Frigate)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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