[Worker painting courthouse dome]

[Worker painting courthouse dome]
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Title: [Worker painting courthouse dome]

Worker in harness painting dome of neo-classical Kings County Courthouse on Joralemon and Fulton Streets (subsequently demolished); three other workers with paint brushes standing on rooftop in left foreground; tops of skyscrapers on Court Street, including cupola of Borough Hall, in background. Caption: "WPA workmen have turned Supreme Courthouse dome into shining white beacon for the Borough Hall section. This was first painting job on dome in seven years."

Date: 1935
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title supplied by cataloger.
On verso: date stamped: Aug. 23/35.
Grease pencil cropping marks; circle drawn over worker on dome.
Collection: Government
Subject: United States. Work Projects Administration.
Painters, Industrial
Lost architecture
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
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 0185