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vintage everyday: Incredible Photos of The Statue of Liberty Construction

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) #

Wilbur Wright circles the Statue of Liberty in the Model A. [29 September, 1909]

Wilbur Wright circles the Statue of Liberty in the Model A. September, Wright circles the Statue of Liberty in the Model A.

Fuck Your Heroes / child / vintage / photography

Young skater with safety cushion - Dutch boy with a pillow strapped on his backside in order to soften the falling on ice while skating. The Netherlands 1933 - Retronaut

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

Streams of confiscated liquor pour out of upper windows of three-story storefront in Detroit during Prohibition,1929

Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929 - Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery.

Old photos of the Statue of Liberty standing in Paris were extraordinarily surreal #historic #photos #Statues

Old photos of the Statue of Liberty standing in Paris were extraordinarily surreal #historic #photos #Statues

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vintage everyday: Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street (Bristol?)

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street (Bristol?) How the other half lived during Victorian times

zrain wreck at gare montparnasse, paris, france, 1895

zrain wreck at gare montparnasse, paris, france, 1895

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.

Playing children near dead horse, New York, ca 1900. Photographer unknown.

the beautiful horse, and it's history. In 1880 New York City removed an average of 41 horse carcasses a day from its city streets. This picture, taken in the early shows children playing in the street right next to a dead horse.

Lady Liberty at the World's Fair in 1878.  After Bartholdi returned to Paris in 1877, he began working on the head of Lady Liberty.  He was in constant fundraising mode at the same time, often selling tickets to visit the construction activity at his Gaget, Guthier, and Co. workshop.  With the Americans now fully on board, he moved quickly and completed the head just in time to be displayed at the Paris World Fair in 1878, as seen above

A collection of rare photographs from the New York Public Library that show the iconic Statue of Liberty under construction in Paris in 1883

Mt. Rushmore - Between October 4, 1927, and October 31, 1941, Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers sculpted the colossal 60 foot (18 m) high carvings of U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to represent the first 150 years of American history.

Mount Rushmore was started in It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in

Arguments Yard. Whitby Yard This is seriously Dickensian.

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

this isn't happiness™ (“Oh the humanity”, May 6, 1937), Peteski

The Hindenburg disaster, Lakehurst Naval Air Station, adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey. May 1937 by Sam Shere

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