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Oakland Cemetery - Lion of Atlanta #3, Marie Matthews, watercolor
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Oakland Cemetery - Lion of Atlanta #3

2006
watercolor on paper
12 x 16 inches

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From the Oakland self-guided tour:

"The Lion of Atlanta was erected by the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association and unveiled April 26, 1894 to honor the Unknown Confederate Dead. A replica of the Lion of Lucerne in Switzerland, the statue depicts a dying lion resting on a Confederate battle flag."

Several other views are available: