Lincoln Memorial 2 ,
Washington DC

1922 2013

1922 2013


The original design called for the statue of Abraham Lincoln to be ten feet tall. However, the design was later revised so Lincoln would be nineteen feet sitting down – or approximately 28 feet tall if the statue were standing. The statue took four years to complete and is constructed from 28 separate pieces of Tennessee marble.

One month before I took this photo, Lincoln’s pedestal, along with other DC landmarks, was vandalized by a mentally unstable 58 year-old Chinese National. On the pedestal, just below Lincoln’s foot, you can see the partially cleaned remnants of the green paint that she threw on the statue.

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All prints, 11x14 and smaller, come with a decorative white mat. Unless otherwise specified, the historic photo and modern photo are printed on the same sheet of photographic paper. If you would like your photo framed or printed in a size not listed, please feel free to contact me .
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Photo Credits

Historic photograph Library of Congress

Modern photograph by Bryan Weinstein


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