Other Proposed Designs for the Lincoln Memorial

John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Monument to Abraham Lincoln , 1912

These are amazing. This is a series of images depicting alternate versions of the proposed Lincoln Memorial. These we all designed in 1912.

We dug these up at the National Archives.

John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Monument to Abraham Lincoln , 1912
John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Monument to Abraham Lincoln , 1912
John Russell Pope's Competition Proposal for a Ziggurat Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Ziggurat Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope's Competition Proposal for a Mayan Temple Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Mayan Temple Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
Henry Bacon’s Competition Proposal for a Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
Henry Bacon’s Competition Proposal for a Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope's Competition Proposal for a Circular Colonnade Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Circular Colonnade Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope's Competition Proposal for a Circular Ziggurat Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Circular Ziggurat Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope's Competition Proposal for a Pyramid with Porticoes Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912
John Russell Pope’s Competition Proposal for a Pyramid with Porticoes Style Monument to Abraham Lincoln, 1912

Check out the rest of them here.

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