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Charles C. Ebbets :: ‘ Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

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Lunch atop a Skyscraper is a famous black-and-white photograph taken during construction of the RCA Building (renamed the GE Building in 1986) at Rockefeller Center in New York City, United States. Below is a picture of construction workers who recreated the classic photo in 2011 by posing on a girder 800ft above London.

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The Fascinating History Behind the Legendary 1932 ‘Lunch Atop a Skyscraper’ Photo

In a fascinating episode of the wonderful Time series “100 Photos”, the voice of Rockefeller Center archivist Christine Roussel shares the history of the incredibly famous 1932 photo en…

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9 Famous Staged Photos

Lunch atop a skyscraper (1932). Today on the 80th anniversary of the shot called “Lunch atop a skyscraper,”where 11 steel workers are sitting fearlessly having lunch on an 8 inch girder 850 feet above the city, it is being reported that the shot was a publicity stunt.

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Charles Ebbets preparing for his “Lunch atop a Skyscraper” photograph in 1932. He is perched on the 69th floor of the GE building

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Ces photos sont historiques et pourtant elles sont très rares ! Époustouflant...

Voici Charles Ebbets à qui l'histoire attribue le célèbre cliché « Lunch atop a skyscraper » en 1932, au 69ème étage du GE Building

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The picture that proves why iconic photograph of workers eating their lunch on Rockefeller beam was all a publicity stunt

Construction workers taking a nap on a steel girder during construction of the RCA building in NYC in 1932 after the iconic “Lunch atop a Skyscraper" picture was taken (Source)

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