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Death of Robert E. Lee at Lexington, Va.

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1930-1940
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0527
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This sepia-toned postcard features a reproduction of the original Currier & Ives print done in 1870 of the deathbed of Robert E. Lee. From left to right those pictured are Gen. Curtis Lee, the physician, Miss Mildred Lee, the Clergyman, and Miss Agnes Lee. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum