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Abraham Lincoln

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 13 July 2016 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, spotted in Lincoln Plaza of the Lake County Administration Building in Waukegan, Illinois. Unfortunately, he was too high for me to be able to rub his nose for good luck. :-)

Photo captured June 19, 2016.

NIKON D7000 1/180 second F/6.7 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Tataray from France

Magnifique. )

13 Jul 2016 6:04am

claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

un portrait vraiment très expressif !

13 Jul 2016 6:18am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Lincoln's bust in Waukegan commemorates his visit to Lake County. Always looks like he is wearing a baseball cap in the statue !

13 Jul 2016 7:20am

@Ronnie 2¢: More importantly, it commemorates he was our governor and eventually our President. The home where he slept was recently landmarked. I know the woman who lives there. I should ask if she ever sees apparitions of him. :-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Excellent angle and vertical framing.

13 Jul 2016 7:50am

Martine from France

Très jolie statue et bel angle de vue.

13 Jul 2016 9:06am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a striking craggy viewpoint

13 Jul 2016 9:21am

willy from Belgium

une superbe sculpture de cet homme d'Etat..

bonne journée

13 Jul 2016 10:02am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Nice angle of the honest one.

13 Jul 2016 11:25am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle contre plongée!

13 Jul 2016 1:34pm

Roland-T from Loverval, Belgium

Excellent angle vue!

13 Jul 2016 1:41pm

Don from United States

An impressive shot of this statue. I like the detail and the color captured.

13 Jul 2016 2:51pm

Remus from Portugal

You have chosen a great point of view and angle.
Well done!

13 Jul 2016 3:48pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A compelling point of view. Very commanding looking

13 Jul 2016 4:48pm

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Great point of view. Taken with the sun at just the right angle.

13 Jul 2016 8:53pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

That is a really nice sculpture! Wonderful perspective!

14 Jul 2016 12:13am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I think the U.S. need a Lincoln right now. (Oops. Did I say that out loud?)

14 Jul 2016 1:46am

@Michael Rawluk: I agree 110%.

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Certainly someone to look up to.

14 Jul 2016 2:16am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

That POV gives a majestic look to this statue.

14 Jul 2016 3:54am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


14 Jul 2016 11:29am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine shot of Honest Abe. I wonder what he would think of the political landscape these days.

14 Jul 2016 4:22pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Excellent capture of this majestic statue of Abraham Lincoln. :)

14 Jul 2016 5:01pm

fereshteh. from Iran

Great shot

15 Jul 2016 7:16am