Harper’s Weekly, Oct. 9, 1909

The Statue of Liberty, “Liberty Enlightening the World,” was a gift to the U.S. from the people of France. It was dedicated Oct. 28, 1886. The statue, designed by sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, represents Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) with the… Continue reading Harper’s Weekly, Oct. 9, 1909

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