Oliver P Morton

Picture by nicolle


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  • March 03, 2012
  • Canon EOS Rebel XS
  • 18 - 55 Canon
  • Shooting Style Tripod
  • Shoots Number Multiple Exposure
  • Exposures Number -2,0,+2
  • Editing Software
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes Luminance and IPHOTO
Oliver P Morton Statue Monument

6 Comments

03 Mar 05:02
nicolle

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (August 4, 1823 – November 1, 1877), commonly known as Oliver P. Morton, was a U.S. Republican Party politician from Indiana. He served as the 14th Governor of Indiana during the American Civil War, and was a stalwart ally of President Abraham Lincoln. During the war, Morton suppressed the Democratic-controlled Indiana General Assembly. He exceeded his constitutional authority by calling out the militia without approval, and during the period of legislative suppression he privately financed the state government through unapproved federal and private loans. He was criticized for arresting and detaining political enemies and suspected southern sympathizers. During his second term as governor, and after being partially paralyzed by a stroke, he was elected to serve in the U.S. Senate. He was a leader among the Radical Republican reconstructionists, and supported numerous bills designed to punish and reform the former Southern Confederacy. In 1877, during his second term in the senate, Morton suffered a second debilitating stroke that caused a rapid deterioration in his health; he died later that year. He was mourned nationally and his bier was attended by thousands before his burial in Indianapolis's Crown Hill Cemetery - Wikipedia

03 Mar 13:14
rcuello

Good HDR process Details are in the shadows For the composition I had cut the right to not out the yellow tape.

03 Mar 13:27
daze420

nice image well done.

03 Mar 14:01
flipd1

I like it. Good image even with the yellow tape.

03 Mar 14:15
liaraasari1

Perfect for me. I like the details on the sign.

03 Mar 17:04
inkslinger

Nice shot Nicolle, I agree with rcuello......

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