Monday, April 17, 2017

Gloria Victis: 1903-- Part 1: Photograph of the Confederate Monument in Baltimore

From the March 26, 2017, Shorpy site.

GLORIA VICTIS: 1903:  Baltimore circa 1903.  "Confederate Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Mount Royal Avenue."

Sculptor Frederic Ruckstall's allegorical bronze "Spirit of the Confederacy," whose Latin inscription means "Glory to the Vanquished.

This photograph of the monument was taken some time around 1903, and shows two horse-drawn carriages in the scene, no cars.

Sad to Know That "Certain" People Are Offended and Demanding Its Removal.  This Is a Piece of History.  --Old Secesh

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