Vintage Photograph From 1975 Shows The Statue of Liberty Covered in Thick Fog

Nov. 21, 1975: A rainy, foggy day provided picturesque photo opportunities for Times photographers.
Nov. 21, 1975: A rainy, foggy day provided picturesque photo opportunities for Times photographers.
Photo: Lively Morgue

The Lively Morgue is a daily photo blog from the New York Times in which an original photo from the newspaper's archives is reposted along with tidbits of information gleamed from the historical article it accompanied. Along with a rescan of the original photograph, the backs of each photo are also scanned, giving a behind-the-scenes look at the editorial process of one of the world's best newspapers.

Today's post shows the Statue of Liberty standing tall through a dense layer of fog over New York Harbor in 1975.

Nov. 21, 1975: A rainy, foggy day provided picturesque photo opportunities for Times photographers. This frame didn’t make it into the next day’s print edition, but this picture of ducks did.

(photo back)
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Photo: Lively Morgue

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