Group lot including two antique postcards of the equestrian monuments of General Robert E. Lee and General George G. Meade, the opposing Confederate and Union commanders respectively during the epic three days battle of Gettysburg, plus three ticket stubs (each one measures 4 1/2 x 2 5/8) from the Re-Enactment that honored the 130th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, held at Gettysburg, on Sunday, July 4, 1993, which featured the Battle of Pickett's Charge. The postcards and the ticket stubs are all in excellent condition.
General Robert E. Lee Postcard: Unused, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, with full color illustration. Descriptive text on reverse: Virginia State Memorial at Gettysburg. This beautiful Memorial stands on W. Confederate Avenue and overlooks the scene of Pickett's charge. The equestrian statue of Gen. Lee and the seven figures representing two infantrymen and artillerymen at right; a cavalry standard bearer in the centre, and two infantrymen and bugler at left, each have wonderful personality and individuality and character. The memorial was designed and modeled by the Sculptor, Mr. F.W. Sievers, cast in bronze by the Tiffany Studios, and the granite work by the Van Amrige Co. It is erected at the expense of the state of Virginia at an approximate cost of $50,000. Published by C.A. Blocher, Gettysburg, Pa.
General George G. Meade Postcard: Unused, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 linen postcard, with full color illustration. Descriptive text on reverse: Major General George G. Meade will ever be recognized in history as the victor of Gettysburg. This memorial stands on Meade Avenue and was erected by the State of Pennsylvania. Published by Blocher's, Gettysburg, Pa. Circa 1930's-40's.
Very nice little Gettysburg related grouping.