Item no. 30137
|Occupation: Building and construction trades|
|Collection: Wagner Labor Archives|
In 1974, a special project at Rockefeller Center restored the gilt finish on the 18-foot high, 8-ton bronze statue of Prometheus. This photo shows Prometheus in place at the Rockefeller Center Skating Rink after refurbishing.
See this photo in the exhibit Landscape of Lost Arts and learn about union members and artisans building and re-building the landscape of the city.
Photo by Al-Ben Ness. Painters Distinct Council 9, Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYU