lady liberty




history nerd alert! (amy?)


i just adored these old photos from
how to be a retronaut of the statue of liberty being built.



model of lady liberty:




copper workshop:



workshop with different models being constructed:



skeleton & plaster skin:




head on display in paris:





assemblage in paris:




these pictures were taken by albert fernique and are now in the collection of the new york public library.

2 comments:

R-Eight said...

really wonderful photos. I've never seen them before.

tiburon said...

Thanks for my history lesson today. I appreciate a good historical post.

Call me will ya?