A symbol of freedom and democracy
Frederic Auguste Alexandre Bartholdi Gustave Eiffel
General InformationHeight of the statue 46mHeight of the pedestal 27,13mHeight of the foundation 19,81mLength of hand 5mLength of tablet 7,19mWidth of tablet 4,14mThickness of tablet 0,61mTotal weight of the statue 204,1 metric tonsThe seven spikes of the crown represent the seven continents and seven seas over which enlightment and liberty would spread.
Unveiling of the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World (1886) by Edward Morgan. Oil on canvas. The J. Clarence Davies Collection, Museum of the City of New York.
1986 - Lady Liberty’s 100 - year celebration
July 4, 1986First Lady Nancy Reagan (in red) reopens the statue to the public
The Statue of Liberty is daily visited by lots of tourists from all over the world
Symbol of American independence