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Pittsburg: A City Ashamed:
Christopher L. Magee Memorial

Scanned postcard of Magee Memorial.

Caption: Magee Memorial, Schenley Park, Pittsburg, Pa.
Notes: The Memorial quotes from William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, IV. i. 189-191:
The quality of mercy is not strained,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath
Visible at left are grandstands of Forbes Field.
Visible at right is Schenley Hotel.
Visible directly behind Memorial is St. Pierre's Ravine, since filled in.
Memorial faces main entrance to Carnegie Library of Pittsbugh.
Postcard. Reverse: "Fort Pitt Publishing Co., Pittsburg, Pa. Made in U. S. A."
Damage is on original.
Postcard courtesy Barry Chad.

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