CDV OF TOMB OF JAMES MONROE IN HOLLYWOOD CEMETERY, RICHMOND

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Horizontal view of the monumental tomb of ex-president James Monroe located in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. Image is clear with good contrast. Seldon & Co., Richmond printed paper label pasted to the back.

The principal feature of the tomb is an architecturally unusual cast iron cage, designed by Albert Lybrock and installed in 1859 after Monroe's body was moved from Marble Cemetery in New York City. The tomb was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971 for its unique architecture. To Richmonders it is colloquially known as The Birdcage.  [jet] [ph:L]

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