Statue to John Winthrop, Jr.

Title

Statue to John Winthrop, Jr.

Subject

Monument to John Winthrop in New London

Description

Photographic postcard of the monument to John Winthrop, Jr. The front of the postcard gives the information that the statue was unveiled May 6, 1905, and that Winthrop founded New London on May 6, 1646. The postcard is addressed to someone named Waite in Athol, Mass. (spelled "Arthol" by the sender); the first name is illegible. There is a sender postmark from New London on May 4, 1905, as well as postmarks from Amherst, Mass., on May 7 and 8, and another from Athol, Ma., on May 9.

Date

1905

Original Format

postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5"x.5.5"

Files

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Citation

“Statue to John Winthrop, Jr.,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed July 2, 2022, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/1232.