Lincoln Bust by Gutzon Borglum

In front of the Lincoln Tomb entrance in Springfield, Illinois, you encounter this massive bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln. Its poignant mood sets the tone for the memorial within, but visitors to Oak Ridge Cemetery often cannot resist rubbing the nose for good luck, so simply tradition. The marble original of this replica stands in the U.S. Capitol.

Sculptor Gutzon Borglum, best known for his presidential stone faces at Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, used the 1860 Volk life mask of Lincoln and photographs to create this unforgettable portrait.

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