It was made in Paris by the French sculptor Bartholdi, in collaboration with Gustav Eiffel (who was responsible for the steel framework), this towering monument to liberty was a gift from France on the centenary of American independence.It was then disassembled in Paris and packed in 214 wooden crates for shipment to the United States.
Height of copper statue (to torch): 151 feet 1 inch (46 meters)
From ground level to torch: 305 feet 1 inch (93 meters)
Inaugurated in 1886, the sculpture stands at the entrance to New York Harbour and has welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States ever since.Thank you Elena for this majestic Statue Of Liberty card.Also thank you for the beautiful stamps.
1973 American Art Issue
1992 Black Heritage - W.E.B. Du Bois
1992 Olympic Games - Barcelona, Spain
2016 Forever stamp - San Francisco Maritime Park
Date of Inscription: 1984
.Thank you Judy for the beautiful,captivating post card.