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Boots
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Boots like these were worn by children in the 19th century.
Chair
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This chair was used at Arlington House. George Washington Parke Custis entertained frequently. It was part of his role as a gentleman but also his...
Chair
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Description: Bowback Windsor writing arm chair with a small drawer underneath the writing surface; screws are covered with wooden plugs; originally...
Dancing Girl
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Painted by an unknown artist and presented to Mrs. Lee. It hung for many years under Washington's portrait in the parlor of Arlington House. It...
Drafting Set
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Both Robert E. Lee and his oldest son, George Washington Custis Lee, were graduates of the US Military Academy, the finest engineering school in the...
Eleanor Agnes Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
The fifth child of Robert and Mary Lee, Agnes kept a diary in the 1850s documenting life at Arlington. It was later published. Growing Up in the...
Foot Warmer
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Description: Pierced tin box within a turned and raised wooden frame, turned wooden corner posts, and an interior metal pan for hot charcoals. Prior...
George Washington
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
George Washington Custis Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This carte-de-visite depicts Lee as president of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. George Washington Custis Lee, eldest son of Robert E....
Martha [markie] Custis Williams
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This portrait of Markie was painted by her father when she was about twelve years old. It is believed to have hung in Markie’s room upstairs at...
Mary Cusits Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Photograph of the oldest daughter of Robert and Mary Lee, Mary, nicknamed “Sister.” She was an independent woman and defied convention for women of...
Mary Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Tinted photograph of an engraving that shows Mrs. Lee during or after the Civil War.
Mildred Childe Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Black and white photograph of Robert and Mary Lee's youngest daughter. Mildred, nicknamed “Precious Life” by her father, was still a child at the...
Mrs. Robert E. Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This carte-de-visite portrays Mrs. Lee during the time her husband was president of Washington College.
Mrs. Robert E. Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This carte-de-visite is inscribed "Mrs. Genl. Lee, Mary Custis Lee, April 23rd 1880 [sic]". "L.L.S."
Robert E. And Mary Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Engravings of Robert E. and Mary Lee during their last years together. Both were in poor health in their declining years. Mary had rheumatoid...
Robert E. Lee
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This photograph was taken while Lee was president of Washington College, now Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.
Robert E. Lee Jr.
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
The photograph shows Robert E. Lee Jr. , the third son, sometime after the end of the Civil War. Robert Jr. became important in the Robert E. Lee...
Table
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This table belonged to Martha Washington at Mount Vernon. It later belonged to Mrs. George Goldsborough, great-granddaughter of Martha Washington. It...
Terrestrial Globe
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
This globe was found in the attic of Arlington House in 1928 during roof repair. Tradition has it that the globe has never left the property since...
The First Primary Reader
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Handwritten inside cover, “Presented to Charlie E. Thorne by Brig. General DeRussy at Arlington House which was left by the Rebel Genl. R.E. Lee,...
Willie Marshall
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, Virginia
Grand-nephew of Robert E. Lee, his grandmother was Anne Marshall, Robert E. Lee’s eldest sister. She was a staunch Unionist who was married to a...
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