Old photos of the Statue of Liberty standing in Paris were extraordinarily surreal
In science fiction filmdom, the destruction of the Statue of Liberty is merely a sign that the carnage is chugging along at a steady tack. But reality provides some equally strange views of Lady Liberty, particularly when she was under construction in Paris during the mid-1880s. Here are some curious photographs of this iconic Statue in various states of disarray.
Palace Theatre, 307 9th Street N.W., Washington D.C.
"One of the prettiest sights in the city" From Moving Picture World, October 17, 1908: "In Washington, on Ninth street, stands the Palace Theater, owned by the Interstate Amusement Company, of which A. C. Mayer is general manager. The front and lobby is studded with 1,684 lamps and at nigh it is one of…