Dome lifting

Dome lifting
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Title: Dome lifting

Aerial view from left of scaffolding covering dome of neo-classical Kings County Courthouse on Joralemon and Fulton Streets (subsequently demolished); partial view of facade, showing rusticated base and second floor porch with Corinthian columns upholding pediment. Caption: "Dome Lifting: As soon as fabrication of metal plates, etc., has been completed, workmen will swarm over this scaffolding to strengthen and beautify the dome of the antiquated Supreme Court Building . . . "

Date: 1941
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Aug. 14, 1941; "Eagle Staff photo."
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Government
Subject: Scaffolding
Lost architecture
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Aerial views.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: GOVT 0188