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…

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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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

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.

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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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)

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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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.

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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Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. 29, 1932.  And, the previously unpublished version of the iconic photograph.

Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. 29, 1932. And, the previously unpublished version of the iconic photograph.

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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

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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Lunch Atop a skyscraper 1932 - bored panda - top 100 world photos-  most influential of all time. Some are very disturbing

Lunch Atop a skyscraper 1932 - bored panda - top 100 world photos- most influential of all time. Some are very disturbing

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