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Object Name SOUVENIR
Catalog Number 0985.04.00105
Description Six different types of dried grasses and leaves applied to a paper with handwritten notations of their origin. The composition is titled "Famous Southerners Graves".
Dimensions H-8.5 W-6.75 inches
Owned C. Herbst
Made Sallie Edwards
Provenance Dried grasses from the graves of George Washington at Mt. Vernon, Henry Clay at Ashland, Confederate Monument at Richmond, JEB Stuart's grave in Richmond, and John Pegram's grave in Richmond. The composition was given to C. Herbst in 1874 by Miss Sallie Edwards, sister of Major John F. Edwards, of Kentucky.
People Washington, George
Clay, Henry
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)
Pegram, John
Herbst, Charles
Edwards, Sallie
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects mourning
flowers
foliage
Burials
Graves