Senin, 04 Maret 2013

History of the Statue of Liberty

History of the Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty, the pride and symbol of New York City, it was not made ​​in New York. The statue, which was designed by French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi was first built and developed in France in 1874. Statue of Goddess of Independence was presented by the French people to the American people, as a birthday gift to American independence-100.

After finishing made ​​in France, the statue was disassembled and packed in 200 large cargo to be shipped to America. Statue of Liberty next reassembled at Bedloe's Island at the mouth of the harbor of New York. Packing process is so long, to the Statue of Liberty can only be inaugurated on October 28, 1886, ten years after the anniversary of American independence 100th. With a height of 46 meters and weighing 204 tons, the Statue of Liberty standing on landasansetinggi 46 meters. The inside is filled by a steel frame, while bagianluarnya made ​​from copper plate. Steel frame Statue of Liberty, created and designed by Gustave Eiffel, who also designed and built the Eiffel Tower.

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