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United States of America
New York
New York

Liberty Island

Statue of Liberty


(Wikipedia)
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
1886

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Description

Statue of a woman wearing a stola, a radiant crown and sandals, trampling a broken chain, carrying a torch in her raised right hand and a tabula ansata tablet, where the date of the Declaration of Independence JULY IV MDCCLXXVI is inscribed, in her left arm.

Annotation

The Statue of Liberty (French: Statue de la Liberté), officially titled Liberty Enlightening the World (French: La Liberté Éclairant le Monde), dedicated on October 28, 1886, is a monument commemorating the centennial of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence, given to the United States by the people of France to represent the friendship between the two countries established during the American Revolution.

Old Postcard(s)

 
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Sculptor

Tags

Location N 40°41'21" W 74°2'40"

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