La Gloire Du Fer [The Glory of Iron]

La Gloire Du Fer [The Glory of Iron]
  • Title :     La Gloire Du Fer [The Glory of Iron]
  • Artist:     Arthur Waagen Artist
  • Accession:     84.6.14
  • Country:     France Paris
  • Date:     circa 1889
  • Dimensions:     Inches 24 16-7/8 10, Centimeters 61.0 42.9 25.4
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Public Works , Laborers/Workers , World's Fairs and Expositions , Sculpture/Sculpture Design , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.6.14.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Paintings and Sculpture
Cast tin and brass sculpture depicting two workers building the Eiffel Tower, one with upraised sledge hammer and the other with crowbar; inscription plate at front corner.