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Washington Monument and Hotel Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Alternate title:Washington Equestrian Monument
Summary:Washington Monument and Hotel Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Caption reads: "Washington Equestrian Monument. Designed by Thomas Crawford, this work of art has been declared by critics as the finest equestrian statue in the world. The design of the base is a six-ray star, the statue of an eminent Virginian resting upon each ray, as follows: Patrick Henry, George Mason, Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, Thomas Nelson, Jr., and Andrew Lewis." Postcard number: 129196.
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: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Hotels
Monuments & memorials
Equestrian statues
Washington, George, 1732-1799
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
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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