Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty or officially ´Liberty Enlightening the World´. It´s a magnificent statue of enormous size, made of copper and it´s located on Liberty Island in the New York harbor of New York City, USA. It was gifted to the people of the USA by the people of France, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the United States of America. The statue holds a torch over its head in its right hand, and carries a tabula ansata in its left hand with the inscription JULY IV MDCCLXXVI (July 4, 1776 in Roman numerals), the date of the US Declaration of Independence. Dedicated on October 28, 1886, the statue has become America’s symbol of freedom since then.

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