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Catalog Number 0985.03.00217b
Date 1883
Description The medal (217a) comes in a black leatherette case with a brass clip closure and lined with black velvet; the center section has a cut-out to hold the medal. The case did have an attached paper tag with the accession number, but the tag is no longer attached. A paper label is adhered to the inside cover of the case and has the following printed in black, "The / Mary De Renne / Confederate Collection."
Dimensions H-0.625 W-2.25 L-2.75 Dia-1.5 inches
Event Monument unveiling - Robert E. Lee Recumbent, Lexington, VA, 1883
Provenance The medal commemorated the unveiling of the Recumbent Statue of Robert E. Lee by Valentine in the Lee Chapel in Lexington, Virginia in June 1883.
People Lee, Robert E.
Search Terms Monument unveiling - Robert E. Lee Recumbent, Lexington, VA, 1883
Monument - Robert E. Lee Recumbent, Lexington, VA, 1883
Subjects Monuments & memorials