Carving an inscription at the FDR Memorial

Title

Carving an inscription at the FDR Memorial

Description

The artist in this photograph is carving one of the many inscriptions found in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Calligrapher and stone carver John Benson, designed the layout and typeface of the inscriptions. Each letter was carved and sandblasted into the granite of the memorial.

Creator

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.

Date

1997 ca.

Coverage

Original Format

color transparency

Description

The artist in this photograph is carving one of the many inscriptions found in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Calligrapher and stone carver John Benson, designed the layout and typeface of the inscriptions. Each letter was carved and sandblasted into the granite of the memorial.

Creator

Carol Highsmith

Date

1997 ca.

Coverage

1980-1999

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.