LIBERTY: An Illustrated History of America's Favorite Statue
The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, after more than 20 years of planning, fund raising, and construction.
LIBERTY is her story. Discover how she was built and what she symbolizes. Meet some of the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. Explore her world, from 19th century Paris to 21st century New York. Also included are brief histories of Ellis Island, Castle Garden, and Liberty State Park.
Illustrated throughout, with original black and white photographs and historical images.