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Washington Monument holiday card


A card featuring the artwork of Betty Wells that depicts a crowd viewing the lights illuminating the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland. A tradition since 1971, the Washington Monument is decorated in lights in December to celebrate the holiday season.

Verso transcription: Washington Monument / Christmas, 1973 — a new image for Baltimore's best known monument. The sparkling holiday spirit of Mt. Vernon Place is captured in the fifth in a series of pen and ink drawings by Betty Wells, noted Baltimore artist.





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