Welcome

Thank you for visiting Paducahsun.com, online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Leibovitz visits Springfield before exhibit

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Though she's known for her celebrity portraits, famed photographer Annie Leibovitz has chosen instead to focus on America's history in her exhibit "Pilgrimage."

It opened Saturday in Springfield at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, and, of course, includes the 16th president.

"Lincoln is such a big part of our country," Leibovitz said during her Friday visit to Springfield. "The Lincoln Memorial is forever eternalized in our souls and who we are as Americans."

Several photos in the exhibit focus on Lincoln memorabilia. One is a shot of Lincoln's hats on display at the Smithsonian in Washington. Another is a glass negative of a multilens Lincoln portrait in the National Archives. There also is a picture of the gloves Lincoln wore the night he was assassinated.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 99412b25d3e045b3bc6144e3460e00ca
Top Classifieds
  • 6 AKC registered Rottweiler Puppies, ... Details
  • 13 yr. old Tenn. Walking Horse Geldin ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't buy p ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Gallmann shot at conservation ranch in Kenya
  2. Macron, Le Pen head to French showdown
  3. Institute of Engineering is an innovative success
  1. McCracken District Court
  2. McCracken County indictments
  3. 2 states marking Confederate holiday
  1. Gallmann shot at conservation ranch in Kenya
  2. Macron, Le Pen head to French showdown
  3. Institute of Engineering is an innovative success
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...