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This black and white photographic postcard features a statue in Wilson, Kansas. The statue depicts a soldier holding his gun upright. This statue is on a pedestal that has two small fountains on the left and right side. A lion head is above each fountain with the mouth open. The base of the statue has decorative carving and a carved inscription on the front. The bottom of the card is white with printed text and handwriting. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Vesper (Kan.), Lincoln County (Kan.), Ghost towns, Wilson (Kan.), Ellsworth County (Kan.), Sculpture, Monuments & memorials, Statues, Fountains, Soldiers, Correspondence, Brooklyn (N.Y.)
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"Postcard: Wilson, Kansas" (1906). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 479.
Our Nations Heroes 1861-1865 Wilson, Kansas. Dear Pansy, This is where we spent Mem. Day and had a lovely time. Lex, Eula, Ivy M. and I drove over in a scurrey. Started at 8 a.m. and had a delightful cool drive. The cem. was a very nice one and had this mon. in it placed there through the efforts of the W. R. C. I had not been to Wilson for 20 yrs so I hardley knew it. Lovingly, Aunt Bess Miss Pansy E. Wady 320 Classon Ave. Brooklyn, N.Y.