Lili Réthi (November 19, 1894-1969) was an Austrian-born American artist and illustrator. Her best-known work is probably her documentation of the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lili_R%C3%A9thi
Construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge by Lili Réthi
1964 / Etching on paper, edition of 250 / Image: 12-1/2”x9″ / Private collection
Lili Réthi on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lili-rethi/
“A Little Spinster Deftly Tucks Great Bridge Into Sketchbook”: