A painter from DC 9 refurbishes a statue at Rockefeller Center in 1974
James Johnson of Local 129, International United Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, prepares the bronze base of the Rockefeller Center statue of Prometheus for regilding.
Regilding Prometheus, 1974: Before
In 1974, a special project at Rockefeller Center restored the gilt finish on the 18-foot high, 8-ton bronze statue of Prometheus. Here Nick Santyllo from Local 1011 and Joseph Innamorata, Local 874, prepare the bronze statue for gilding.
Prometheus, 1974: After
Prometheus in place at the Rockefeller Center Skating Rink after refurbishing.