18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
America’s Parthenon: A Temple to Liberty

This midnight shot of the Lincoln Memorial projects this transcendent structure as the Parthenon on America. What is worshipped are our ideals INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY as most eloquently expressed by President Lincoln at Gettysburg.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: LEICA SL (Typ 601)
Copyright: © Joel Franck