Old Man Fishing With Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in the Background

Great photo. Speaks for itself. Sadly, no larger version.

This landscape image features the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., two of the capital's most recognizable landmarks (date unknown)
This landscape image features the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., two of the capital’s most recognizable landmarks (date unknown)

Thanks Smithsonian.

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  • Back then they could actually eat their catch! Too bad we can’t today… 🙁

  • Rick

    @Brian: Not sure they could – a lot of the sewage went straight into the river. It’s cleaner now that it has been for a very long time and will get cleaner as DC’s combined sewer overflow projects now under construction are completed. See: http://www.dcwater.com/about/gen_overview.cfm