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Object Name Ring, Finger
Catalog Number 0985.13.00688
Description Silver band with braided length of rope on its surface. Shield reads" May 7, 1890 LEE".
Mounted on a card with two other rings (.688a, b).
Owned Joseph E. Johnston
Event Monument unveiling - Robert E. Lee, Richmond, VA, 1890
Provenance Three rings made for members of the Johnston family. This ring (rope) is made from rope used to pull the Lee monument up Monument Avenue and was mounted for Joseph E. Johnston.
People Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Johnston family
Johnston, Coralie
Lee, Robert E.
Search Terms Monument - Robert E. Lee, Richmond, VA, 1890
Subjects jewelry
monuments
reunions
veterans