The Statue of Liberty

Farndon, John
January 2003
Buildings & Transportation;2003, p35
Book Chapter
The New York City Statue of Liberty stands on Liberty Island off the tip of Manhattan. The statue was dedicated in 1886 by U.S. President Grover Cleveland. Sculptor Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi began work on the statue in Paris, France. It was mounted on four huge steel supports designed by Gustave Eiffel and Viollet-le-Duc. Emma Lazarus' sonnet entitled 'The New Colossus' is engraved on the pedestal of the statue. INSET: STAR FACT.


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