Lincoln Memorial Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, public art 

Public Art: Lincoln Memorial

Sculptor: © Daniel Chester French

Architect: © Henry Bacon

Description: The large seated Tennessee marble statue was created as part of a tribute to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

Date Unveiled: Dedicated May 30th, 1922 with Abe Lincoln's only surviving son, 79-year-old Robert Todd Lincoln, in attendance.

Location: The Lincoln statue is located in the Greek Doric temple at the West End of National Mall, Washington, D.C., USA.

Trivia: The Lincoln Memorial was the site of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech during the rally at the end of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28th, 1963.

Bookmark this page
Facebook Digg Stumbleupon Twitter Google Bookmarks Reddit

RSS  Public-Art-Around-The-World


If All Else Fails, Search!