Mount Rushmore an Aerial View
A museum quality print of an Aerial View of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Mount Rushmore is a sculpture carved into the granite face the mountain featuring 60 feet high heads of four American Presidents namely George Washington completed in 1934, Thomas Jefferson, completed 1936, Abraham Lincoln finished in 1937 and Theodore Roosevelt finished in 1939. Funding was not approved by Congress to finish the sculptures down to the waist as originally planned. Over ninety percent of Mount Rushmore was carved by using dynamite, blasting around 450,000 tons of rock off the face of the mountain, of which you can still see in this photo. The faces were carved by danish American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln from October 02, 1927 to October 31, 1941 and 400 other workers. This monument only cost 1 million dollars to create but of course, is considered priceless today. Mount Rushmore was named after Charles E. Rushmore, a prominent New York Lawyer during an expedition in 1885, but was known by the Lakota Sioux Indians as Six Grandfathers.
At Fine Art Prints of Distinction we painstakingly repair the original files of these old paintings and print them using premium quality inks and paper. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks hanging in their home or business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a Premium Fine Art Print made from an original photograph from the Highsmith Collection of an Aerial View of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.
Inventory #23 - Geographic Places Fine Art Prints