Lincoln or Emancipation Monument

Lincoln or Emancipation Monument Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 359251
Type: Postcard
Era: Undivided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
In Lincoln Park, was erected at a cost of $17,000 from the contributions of colored freedmen; the first donation was from Charlotte Scott, a freedwoman of Virginia, her first earnings after emerging from slavery, and the statue was erected at her suggestion. It is twelve feet high and was cast in Munich. The monument was unveiled in 1876 by the late Frederick Douglas

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