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ROBERT E. LEE: born in Virginia, 1807; died, 1870; graduated from West Point, 1829; served with distinction in Mexican war; superintendent West Point Military Academy, 1852-55; commanded forces against John Brown, 1859; resigned from United States army, 1
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder