Photo, Print, Drawing Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
About this Item
- Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Bacon, Henry
- French, Daniel Chester
- Lincoln, Abraham
- Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
- Boucher, Jack E., photographer
- Lowe, Jet, photographer
- Goldkind, Ellyn P., field team
- Holler, Lynne E., field team
- Homeyer, Shelley L., field team
- Lockett, Dana, field team
- Darling, Amy L., field team
- Petry, R. Jeffrey, field team
- Willingham, Crystal N., field team
- Dolinsky, Paul D., project manager
- Schara, Mark, project manager
- Rheams, Mellonee, project manager
- Unknown, photographer
- Null, Druscilla J., historian
- National Mall & Memorial Parks, sponsor
- Schara, Mark, delineator
- McPartland, Mary, transmitter
- Stranieri, Marcella, transmitter
Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- - monuments & memorials
- - sculpture
- - U.S. Presidents
- - white marble
- - Doric order
- - friezes (entablature components)
- - Greek Revival architectural elements
- - maps
- - colonnades
- - commemoration
- - District Of Columbia--District Of Columbia--Washington
Latitude / Longitude
- - For related documentation, see also Lincoln Memorial American Elms (HALS DC-42).
- - Significance: One of Washington's largest and most well known monuments, it serves as an anchor to the western end of the Mall. Statue of Lincoln on interior is one of the most famous works by noted sculpture Daniel Chester French. The memorial to Abraham Lincoln (1809-65) was constructed as a monumental commemoration of the sixteenth president, who saw the nation through a divisive war and preserved the union. While the statue contained within is one of the best known public sculptures in the United States, the prominent setting and classical-revival design of the building have combined to produce an American icon.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N9
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N127
- - Survey number: HABS DC-3
- - Building/structure dates: 1915- 1922 Initial Construction
- - National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000030
- Photo(s): 233
- Color Transparencies: 1
- Measured Drawing(s): 29
- Data Page(s): 7
- Photo Caption Page(s): 14
Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS DC,WASH,462-
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
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- Bacon, Henry
- Boucher, Jack E.
- Darling, Amy L.
- Dolinsky, Paul D.
- French, Daniel Chester
- Goldkind, Ellyn P.
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- Holler, Lynne E.
- Homeyer, Shelley L.
- Jandoli, Liz
- Lincoln, Abraham
- Lockett, Dana
- Lowe, Jet
- McPartland, Mary
- National Mall & Memorial Parks
- Null, Druscilla J.
- Petry, R. Jeffrey
- Rheams, Mellonee
- Schara, Mark
- Stranieri, Marcella
- Willingham, Crystal N.
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Henry Bacon, Daniel Chester French, Abraham Lincoln, Ellyn P Goldkind, Lynne E Holler, Shelley L Homeyer, et al., Boucher, Jack E, Jet Lowe, and Unknown, photographer. Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Washington D.C. Washington, 1933. translateds by Jandoli, Lizmitter, Mcpartland, Marymitter, and Stranieri, Marcellamitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/dc0472/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Bacon, H., French, D. C., Lincoln, A., Goldkind, E. P., Holler, L. E. [...] Schara, M., Boucher, J. E., Lowe, J. & Unknown, photographer. (1933) Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Washington D.C. Washington, 1933. Jandoli, L., McPartland, M. & Stranieri, M., transs Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/dc0472/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographers by Boucher, Jack E, Jet Lowe, and Unknown. Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. trans by Jandoli, Lizmitter, Mcpartland, Marymitter, and Stranieri, Marcellamitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/dc0472/>.