Sunday, July 6, 2008

The "Awful Splendor of War": Pics of the day 7/7

The Cyclorama mural in Gettysburg, PA is getting a touch up, the NY Times reports. Originally painted in 1884, the massive painting was so realistic that it made veterans cry on sight. Now, the mural, 377 ft. in circumference and 42 ft. tall, is undergoing a massive $15m refurbishing to be completed Sept. 26.

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