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FEBRUARY 27, 2011 - MANHATTAN - Lobby Mural by Spanish muralist Jose Maria Sert over 30 Rockefeller Center's 50th Street side entrance Lobby Desk and Fire Station area. This mural is one of four in lobby showing Man's Conquests, and it depicts the abolition of slavery. The other murals (not shown here) depict the evolution of machinery, the eradication of disease, and the suppression of war. Receptionist and guard at lobby table. Perspective of wall with 25-feet by 17-feet mural has been corrected in this photo to show how Sert painted subjects proportionally bigger the closer to ceiling so viewers from floor level would view scene in proper perspective. In Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA. NOTE: Area not brightly lit, helping preservation of wall murals. (Editorial Use Only)
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