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Object Name SOUVENIR
Catalog Number 0985.13.00189
Description The souvenir consists of a bundle of hemp fiber rope in a small yellow-coated box of paper. "Aunt Lucy's piece of rope that pulled the Lee Monument from downtown to where it is now. She said people took out the horses and pulled it themselves," is written in ink on the cover.
Material rope (hemp)
Dimensions H-1.25 W-3 D-2.5 inches
Event Monument unveiling - Robert E. Lee, Richmond, VA, 1890
Provenance The piece of rope was used to pull the Robert E. Lee Monument to the head of Franklin Street.
People Lee, Robert E.
Search Terms Monument - Robert E. Lee, Richmond, VA, 1890
Monument unveiling - Robert E. Lee, Richmond, VA, 1890