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Detroit, Michigan: Abraham Lincoln Nose Job

Large outdoor head sculpted by Gutzon "Mount Rushmore" Borglum. Abe's broken nose has been imperfectly reattached to his furrowed face.

151 W. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI
In Hart Plaza. Downtown, just north of the river, on the south side of the W. Jefferson Ave. service road between Shelby and Griswold Sts.
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Lincoln bust.

Abraham Lincoln Bust with a Nose Job

This full-faced take on our 16th President is in Hart Plaza. It used to be on the grounds of the Detroit Institute of Art, but was moved here at some point. We are assuming this was when his nose was damaged.

[bsbpyt, 05/10/2019]

Sculpted by Gutzon "Mount Rushmore" Borglum in 1924.

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