The new Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership features a winding staircase and 34-foot tower of books about Abraham Lincoln, symbolizing that the last word about this great man will never be written.
The books in our tower are made from fireproof bent aluminum. Our exhibit designers printed the cover art directly onto the metal book “jackets.” The tower features 205 real titles, most of which are currently in print. To get permissions, more than 50 publishers were contacted. The titles repeat throughout the tower, and the tower totals approximately 6,800 books. At three stories high, the tower represents just a fraction of the 15,000 titles written about Lincoln.
This book tower is amazing! The quote is centered around the importance of reading. It is sold as a JPEG file ready to print - It is sized 20" x 30". I would recommend sending it directly to Costco photo center - They charge $8.99 per print and are typically ready in about three hours. There are other online locations that also do a great job! You will have a high quality poster for your classroom. This image was photographed by me in Washington D.C. in July, 2013.
by Dale Shough
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