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05601_NYHS_Bartholdi_1937_85

BARTHOLDI, Frédéric-Auguste

Colmar, Haut-Rhin 1834 - Paris 1904

Maker: Avoiron & Cie

La Liberté éclairant le monde, ou Statue de la Liberté

Statue of Liberty

1878-1886

copper-plated zinc, wood base

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 39 58 x 12 x 12 in.

inscriptions proper left side of bronze base: B 4 AVOIRON ET Cie PARIS
inscribed center front of base: Bartholdi Registered in Washington 31 August 1876 No 9939G 1875
inscribed, small brass plaque: Imported by VE J MAGNIN GUEDIN & CO 29 Union Square N.Y.
inscribed on tablet in proper left hand: July 1776

Acc. No.: 1937.85

Credit Line: Purchase

Photo credit: New-York Historical Society

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Provenance

  • 1937, Purchase

Bibliography

  • N-YHS website, December 14, 2012
  • Grissom, p. 201