The Statue of Liberty in Paris before being disassembled, crated and shipped to the United States in 1886
‘Construction of the Empire State Building was one of the most remarkable feats of the 20th century. It took only 410 days to build, by 3,400 workers, many of them desperate for work at the height of the Depression. The work force was made up largely of immigrants, along with hundreds of Mohawk Indian iron workers.’ 1931
Brooklyn Bridge, Looking East, New York City Side, July 7, 1899. Daniel Berry Austin (American, born 1863, active 1899-1909). Brooklyn Bridge, Looking East, New York City Side, July 7, 1899. Glass plate negative, 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm). Prints, Drawings and Photographs. Brooklyn Museum/Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection, 1996.164.1-973. (1996.164.1-973_glass_SL1.jpg)
Purple Blue 1st birthday party. Handmade tissue paper flowers across the mantle with crystal candlestick holders and pearlized white tapers. Pictures of the birthday girl in black and white at each month glued onto coordinating cardstock with scrapbooking flower stickers. Its hung with decoupaged clothespins onto a coordinating ribbon. Purple high chair cover with babys monogram in light blue. Handmade high chair tutu in lavender with tiny blue ribbon for accents.