American Eagle of Chrysler Building - 1930

 

Photographer Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) perched atop American eagle-shaped gargoyle (61st floor) photographing New York City with a large format camera, circa 1930. Photographed by Oscar Graubner (1897-1977) and published in Life magazine, on January 1, 1934. Source: Warren Coville Collection of iconic photojournalism images / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

 

 

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American Eagle of Chrysler Building - 1930

 

 

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