Gettysburg Address in images

Four score and 70 years (okay, let’s call it 150 years) after Abraham Lincoln delivered the famous Gettysburg Address and laid the foundation for human equality, we’re celebrating the anniversary by translating it into images. Test your knowledge as you scroll through the images and watch Lincoln’s famous words appear.

Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln - Stock Image

Four

Four feathers

score

Sheet music

and

Wooden ampersand

seven

The number 7 on a clockface

years ago

Clock gears

our

Two men share pie

fathers

Excited father talking to newborn

brought

Numbers written in the sand

forth

Pointing hand

on this

Businessman stands atop rock mountain

continent

Mini globe turned to the USA

a new

Small new plant

nation,

American Flag

conceived in

Child sitting in autumn leaves

liberty,

Illustration of Young People celebrating

and

An Ampersand sign

dedicated

Rock climber rappelling

to the

Highway to heaven

proposition

Man drawing figures on a wall

that all men

Group of young people

are created

Creative work

equal.

Justice Scale

Now we are

Paramedics rushing with a patient on a stretcher

engaged in

Man holding engagement ring

a great

Great Wall of China

civil war,

Confederate infantry inspects troops

testing

Child chemist after a Seamus Finnegan-style explosion

whether that

Person standing over chalk question marks

nation, or

US Map

any nation

Woman swinging

so conceived

Person making a photo frame from their hands

and so

Stressed woman

dedicated,

Wedding ceremony

can long

Long Island

endure.

Little green plant growing in sand

We are met

Sibling rivalry

on a great

Sunrise at Gettysburg

battlefield

US Civil War Infantry Line of Battle Shenandoah Valley Virginia

of that war.

Ghost town

We have

Hand holding a purse

come to

People travelling

dedicate a

Marine in formation

portion of

Hands holding pizza slices

that field, as

Open field

a final

hourglass on a sand dune

resting place

Gettysburg cemetary

for those

Backlit wheat

who here

civil war soldiers

gave their

Person holds out heart-shaped rock

lives that

Woman leaning out of a car during a road trip

that nation

Americans

might live.

Mother and child

It is

Woman making heart shape with hands in front of sun

altogether

People hugging

fitting and

Plugging in surround sound

proper that

we should

Children's feet

do this.

Girl sitting at the side of the road

But in a

Audience of one

larger sense,

Woman holding really big red pencil

we cannot

Upset child with a bowtie

dedicate,

Single rower during sunrise

we cannot

Young woman in a rubbish yard

consecrate

Newborn held up

we cannot

Praying children

hallow this

Buddy Christ

ground.

Farmland

The brave

Two men holding hands

men, living

Woman in a field

and dead,

Zombie offering a flower

who

Woman leaning against a tree

struggled

Hand reaching out of the water

here, have

Forest floor

consecrated

Woman Praying

it, far

Foggy sunrise

above our

Birds-eye view of a town

poor power

newborn feet

to add or

Team carrying pole

detract. The

Tug of war

world will

Earth

little note,

Child writing a note

nor long

Shorts

remember

Old family pictures

what we say

People talking

here, but it

Daisy

can never

Man looking toward foggy lake

forget what

Sad woman

they did

gravestones

here. It is

Etoscha landschaft

for us

Athletic woman wrapped in American flag

the living,

Friends in London

rather, to be

Man holding a Skull

dedicated

here to the

unfinished

work which

Worker in a field

they who

fought here

have thus far

so nobly

advanced. It

is rather

for us to

be here

dedicated

Daughter kissing her father on the cheek

to the great

task

remaining

before us —

that from

these

honored

Parying girl

dead we

Vampire

take

increased

devotion to

that cause

for which

they gave

the last full

measure of

devotion —

that we here

highly resolve

that these

dead shall

not have died

in vain — that

this nation,

under God,

shall have a

Business rocket team

new birth

Prison break

of freedom

Young hipster on a tire swing

— and that

Ampersand type bar key

government

of the people

by the people

for the people,

shall not

Woman making 'stop' hand motion

perish from

the earth.

The Earth

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