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The Navy-Merchant Marine Memorial - Plate II

Matsumoto

Capital Heights, United States

Artist's Description

The Navy-Merchant Marine Memorial, located in Lady Bird Johnson Park on Columbia Island in Washington, D.C., is a monument honoring sailors of the United States Navy and the United States Merchant Marine who died at sea during World War I. It was designed in 1922 by Harvey Wiley Corbett and sculpted by Ernesto Begni del Piatta. It was dedicated on October 18, 1934.
The memorial reads:
“To the strong souls and ready valor of those men of the United States who in the Navy, the Merchant Marine and other paths of Activity upon the waters of the world have given life or still offer it in the performance of heroic deeds this monument is dedicated by a grateful people.” “wiki”
Nikon D7000 w/ 70-300mm lens @ f 6.3
iso 100
1/1600th sec.
Effects “in camera” (color sketch)

Artwork Comments

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