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Lee Monument, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1945-1960

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Summary:Lee Monument, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1945-1960. Caption reads: "Only three letters mark this monument - Lee. The South felt no more were needed. This marvelous likeness of General Lee on 'Traveller' was sculptured by the French Artist, Jean Antoine Mercie, and was unveiled by Lee's West Point classmate and friend, General Joseph E. Johnston, on May 30, 1890. Arrived in Richmond, the statue was drawn to its location by schoolchildren." Postcard number: 2, K-2781.
Provider:Capitol News Agency
Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
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: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 11
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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