Just plain good writing, dammit
Mar 19, 2011
Trinity Churchyard, Lower Manhattan, New York City
Visit Alexander Hamilton's tomb here. And no, he was not a president. He was secretary of the treasury. He was killed in a duel by Aaron Burr on July 12, 1804.
Showing this photography to a friend, he called it a memento mori. The financial center of the world rises in the background while the foreground reminds us of death.
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