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Statue of Liberty
Location: Liberty Island, New York City, New York, U.S.[1]
Coordinates: 40°41′21″N 74°2′40″W / 40.68917°N 74.04444°W / 40.68917; -74.04444Coordinates: 40°41′21″N 74°2′40″W / 40.68917°N 74.04444°W / 40.68917; -74.04444
Built: October 28, 1886
Architect: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Visitation: 3.2 million (2007[2])
Governing body: U.S. National Park Service
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Type: Cultural
Criteria: i, vi
Designated: 1984 (8th session)
Reference #: 307
State Party: United States
Region: Europe and North America
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Official name: Statue of Liberty National Monument, Ellis Island and Liberty Island
Designated: October 15, 1966[3]
Reference #: 66000058
U.S. National Monument
Designated: October 15, 1924
Designated by: President Calvin Coolidge[4]
New York City Landmark
Type: Individual
Designated: September 14, 1976[5]

Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor

The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World [French: La Liberté éclairant le monde]) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886. The statue, a gift to the United States from the people of France, is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence. A broken chain lies at her feet. The statue has become an iconic symbol of freedom and of the United States.

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  • Copyright: Barbara Stec (Sonata11) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2760 W: 59 N: 2914] (34119)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-09-04
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-01-03 8:54
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