THE JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

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The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C. dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States. The neoclassical building was designed by the architect John Russell Pope and built by the Philadelphia contractor John McShain. Construction of the building began in 1938 and was completed in 1943. The bronze statue of Jefferson was added in 1947. The Jefferson Memorial is managed by the National Park Service under its National Mall and Memorial Parks division. In 2007, it was ranked fourth on the List of America's Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.

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~Marlene~ on November 17, 2011

You are welcome, Dezső, and thank you for the wonderful comment, the Like and especially, the Y*. I appreciate it very much!

Best regards, Marlene

Christos Theodorou on November 17, 2011

Wonderful capture - Greetings from Athens.

~Marlene~ on November 17, 2011

Thank you so much, Christos, for the nice comment. I'm happy you like it!

Best regards, Marlene

Bach Quatre on November 18, 2011

Very beautiful picture. LIKE.

Best wishes, Ernesto.

~Marlene~ on November 18, 2011

Thank you again, Ernesto, for the nice comment and the Like. Both are much appreciated!

Best regards, Marlene

Yahia Aboasali on November 18, 2011

Like 27!

Very nice architecture!

Greetings from Damascus

~Marlene~ on November 18, 2011

Thank you very much, Yahia., for the nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Greetings, Marlene

Theo Wasserhess on November 18, 2011

Very fine composition, like!

Best regards Theo

~Marlene~ on November 19, 2011

Thank you so much, Theo, for the very nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Best regards, Marlene

Bernard Janowski on November 19, 2011

Bardzo ładne zdjęcie. Interesujące światło.Like10.Pozdrawiam z Polski

&ri.co on November 19, 2011

very very beautiful picture!! like

~Marlene~ on November 19, 2011

Thank you again, BernardJ47, for the very nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Best regards, Marlene

~Marlene~ on November 19, 2011

Many thanks, &ri.co, for the kind words, the Like and your visit. I appreciate all very much!

Best wishes, Marlene

ஐڵλ£ԼĂॣଯ on November 19, 2011

Beautiful architecture. like #31

Best wishes, JALLA

~Marlene~ on November 20, 2011

Thank you again, JALLA, for the nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!.

Greetings, Marlene

Deodato Lourenḉo on November 20, 2011

LIKE 32 for this beautiful composition on this beautiful monument!!!

~Marlene~ on November 20, 2011

Thank you so much, Joe, for the very nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Best regards, Marlene

Alessandro De Simone on November 20, 2011

MI PIACE MOLTO LIKE

Annelies Vink on November 20, 2011

impressive view to this famous monument, LIKE

Annelies

~Marlene~ on November 20, 2011

Alessandro... and... Annelies...


Thank you both very much for the very kind comments and the Likes. They are appreciated!

Best regards, Marlene

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  • Uploaded on November 14, 2011
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    by ~Marlene~
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
    • Taken on 2011/11/03 16:25:25
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 55.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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