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Statue of Robert E. Lee, Monument and Allen Avenues, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1930-1937

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Summary:Statue of Robert E. Lee, Monument and Allen Avenues, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1930-1937. Caption reads: "This statue of the General in Chief of the Confederate Armies, by Antoine Mercie, was drawn by ropes by citizens to this spot, and unveiled before 100,000 people in 1890." Message reads: "Richmond, Va. Oct. 6, 1937. Received you letter dear mother. Will write soon. Hope you are well. Georgie." Postmark date: October 6, 1937; Postcard number: 133632; Message included.
Provider:Richmond News Company
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: 1921-1930
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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