Statue of Liberty, the full name of which is: Liberty Enlightening the World – one of the most famous sculptures in the United States and the world. This national monument, which enjoys enormous popularity around the world, often referred to as a “symbol of New York City and the United States”, “symbol of freedom and democracy,” “Lady Liberty.” From today’s selections, you can learn a lot about the history of the famous statue.
Created by Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi Statue of Liberty, which at first served as a beacon – it’s a gift from France, the United States. However, the money for the construction of the pedestal were collected by the Americans, and one of the most active participants in fundraising was publisher Joseph Pulitzer. The photo shows the forearm and the torch before the “show the Century” in Philadelphia in 1876. For 50 cents the public could go up to the balcony located in the plume.