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Estatua de la Libertad se construye en París

New York's Statue of Liberty was built at 25 rue de Chazelles, in Paris. The inner framework was designed by Gustave Eiffel, just before he built his famous Tower.

The construction of the Statue de la Liberté à Paris.

[View of the external area of the workshop in Paris, showing construction materials, the head of the Statue of Liberty, and a group of men gathered in front of the left foot of the statue.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Rare photos of The Statue of Liberty being constructed, 1883

The Statue of Liberty's steel structure was designed by Eiffel. A steel interior skeleton supported the statue. Bartholdi asked the French engineer Gustave Eiffel to design a steel skeleton for the interior of the Statue of Liberty.

Historic Photos of the Statue of Liberty

The head of the Statue of Liberty designed by French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi is seen inside a Paris studio around (AP Photo/Agence Papyrus) #

"Any girl who has flown at all grows used to the prejudice of most men pilots who will trot out any number of reasons why women can't possibly be good pilots. . . . The only way to show the disbelievers, the snickering hangar pilots, is to show them."  - Cornelia Fort, WAFS

Photographer Spotlight: Peter Stackpole

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

Incredible pictures of late 1800's New York by Jacob Riis.


Bandit’s Roost by Jacob Riis, from “How the Other Half Lives.” Bandit’s Roost, at Mulberry Street (Mulberry Bend), was the most crime-ridden, dangerous part of all New York City. I love the hats!

A B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building on the morning of July 28, 1945.

A Bomber crashes into the Empire State Building on the morning of July Yet it did not collapse! New York Times photographer Ernie Sisto had two of his friends hold his belt while he dangled off the side of the building to snap this photo.

The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages of construction in Paris. 1884.

The Statue of Liberty towers over the Paris rooftops in 1884 before being shipped to New York. Eiffel designed the wrought-iron skeleton (pic) of the Statue of Liberty in

Salvaguarda y traslado de obras de arte de Madrid a Valencia, Barcelona, Figueres y Suiza durante la Guerra Civil

Llegada a Ginebra de la obra "Venus recreándose en la música", de Tiziano. (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire)

The head and the arm had already been built before Eiffel joined the project, and in 1878, the world got a sneak peak of The Statue of Liberty’s Face at the Paris World Fair. Description from messynessychic.com.

Building the Statue of Liberty

Paris-3rd-June-1906 by E.Sambourne

June 1906 Two fashionable women cross the same boulevard, skirts lifted to avoid the dusty surface of the street, seemingly unaware of Sambourne’s camera