1. Creator/Author:
  2. Manson News Agency (1)

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Washington Park, Rochester, N. Y.

Creator:
Manson News Agency
Location:
New York, Rochester
Origin Date:
1910-1920
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2785
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This tinted postcard features the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument located in Washington Park in Rochester, New York. A heroic-sized, bronze statue of President Abraham Lincoln, done by sculptor Leonard W. Volk, stands atop of a 31-foot pedestal. President Lincoln is depicted holding the Emancipation Proclamation. At the corners of the base of the pedestal are four smaller bronze statues depicting members of each branch of the military at the time. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museumtinted