Photographer/Creator

Raphael Tuck & Sons'

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Date

1915

Description

Unused. Caption: "ROGER WILLIAMS STATUE AND BETSY WILLIAMS COTTAGE. The Roger Williams Statue was erected by the city in 1877, and stands on a plateau in front of the old Betsy Williams Cottage. The sculptor was Franklin Simmons, and the lower figure represents History inscribing the name of "Roger Williams, 1636." The cottage was bequeathed with 101 acres of land by Betsy, a lineal descendant of Roger, to the city for park purposes."

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Unused. Caption: "ROGER WILLIAMS STATUE AND BETSY WILLIAMS COTTAGE. The Roger Williams Statue was erected by the city in 1877, and stands on a plateau in front of the old Betsy Williams Cottage. The sculptor was Franklin Simmons, and the lower figure represents History inscribing the name of "Roger Williams, 1636." The cottage was bequeathed with 101 acres of land by Betsy, a lineal descendant of Roger, to the city for park purposes."

Subject Headings

Postcards; Postcards--Rhode Island; Providence (R.I.); Statues; Parks;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence, RI

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