15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
compassion and peace

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. A popular interpretation of Lincoln's posture is that the right hand symbolizes compassion and peace while the left, that is kept closed, power and strength.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: PENTAX K20D
Copyright: © Alberto Mesirca