[Building the Panorama]
Description: Female worker in white smock painting miniature buildings during construction of the Panorama of the City of New York, a scale model installed in the New York City Building for the 1964-1965 World's Fair. The Panorama was built by a team of more than 100 people working for the architectural model makers Raymond Lester & Associates over the course of three years. Back of photograph has a Lester Associates stamp reading "Job # 6140".
New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.); Models (Clay, plaster, etc.); Painting; Federal and State Area
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