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Lunch atop a Skyscraper
is a black-and-white photograph taken on September 20, 1932, of eleven ironworkers sitting on a steel beam 850 feet (260 m) above the ground on the sixty-ninth floor of the
(30 Rockefeller Plaza), then nearing completion, at
, New York City. It was arranged as a
, part of a campaign promoting the skyscraper. The photograph was first published in October 1932, during the
construction of Rockefeller Center
Photograph credit: unknown, possibly
Charles Clyde Ebbets
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