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Record 657/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1902
Description Photo, Lexington Minuteman (Hayes Memorial Fountain), color, mounted on a plaque.

Label on front: "53826 Statue of Captain Parker on the Green at Lexington, Mass. Copyright, 1902, by Detroit Photographic Co."

Label on reverse: "This and the companion picture of the Boulder and Harrington house date between 1900 & 1910. The Detroit Publishing Co. were a very large producer of colored postal cards. I do not recall whether the Lex. Historical Society bought from them before or after they used cards made in German. These are the only two pictures I have seen reproduced and mounted in this way. I do not think they were something sold by the Society or by the druggist, O. G. Seeley. They could have been samples or could have been made up as a gift to the Treasurer of the Society in acknowledgement of orders given for cards. They came from the Society Treasurer of that period. Edwin B. Worthen." (See also Worthen.19.208.)

This is an item-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Object ID Worthen.19.900.008
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Lamont, Virginia
Worthen, Edwin B., Jr.
Place Lexington MA
Search Terms Minuteman Statue, Lexington
Hayes Memorial Fountain
Title Minuteman Statue (Hayes Memorial Fountain)
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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