Monday, August 30, 2010

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

This is a photo of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. According to Wikipedia it commemorates the Union Army soldiers and sailors who served in the American Civil War. It was dedicated on Memorial Day, 1902 and takes the form of a Corinthian temple. That's the Hudson River and New Jersey in the background.

6 comments:

Wanda said...

What a beautiful monument. The lighting in your photo is great.

Lily Hydrangea said...

This must be nice to see while driving by at night.

Blue Wave 707 said...

Great night shot & well composed! :-)

The Plainsman said...

Everything works here - the river's reflections, the dark cloud pattern in the last gasp of twilight contrasted with the Monument's illumination and notably the photographer's elevated viewpoint. A great dramatic photo!

RinBlft said...

Beautiful shot and great evening contrast.....we are back from Maine... fantastic time.

Moi said...

Beautiful image, Lori.