Unveiling of Lee Monument
Original Author: Unknown
Created: 1890
Medium: Mounted photographic print
Publisher: The Museum of the Confederacy

Unveiling of Lee Monument

A celebratory crowd reacts—some men raising their hats in tribute, others waving Confederate flags—as the equestrian Lee monument is unveiled in Richmond on May 29, 1890. This photograph shows only a portion of the crowd, which was estimated at more than 100,000.