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Monument Avenue and Lee Monument, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Summary:Monument Avenue and Lee Monument, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "Lee Monument- Designed by Mercier, this splendid equestrian statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee is located on Monument Avenue and is a tribute to the 'Idol of the South'. Unveiled May 30th 1890, by Gen.' Joseph E. Johnson, and was the occasion of the greatest reunion of Confederate veterans ever held." Postcard number: 22, 67019.
Provider:Capitol News Agency
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
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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