Goddess of Liberty with Workers

Description:

Capitol construction crews surrounding the Goddess of Liberty statue that was later placed on top of the Capitol dome. Right side, back row, fifth from right with mustache is identified as Hans Falkenberg. This original iteration of the Goddess was taken down during restoration of the Capitol in 1985, restored and eventually put on display at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: February 1888
Partner(s):
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection(s):
Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives
Usage:
Total Uses: 595
Past 30 days: 22
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 1888
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
February 1888
Description:

Capitol construction crews surrounding the Goddess of Liberty statue that was later placed on top of the Capitol dome. Right side, back row, fifth from right with mustache is identified as Hans Falkenberg. This original iteration of the Goddess was taken down during restoration of the Capitol in 1985, restored and eventually put on display at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Note:

More information on the Goddess of Liberty: http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/spb/gallery/hisart/19.htm

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Partner:
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection:
Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: C00558
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth125154
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image