Rare pictures with the construction of the Statue of Liberty

I present to you a rare pictures from the construction of the Statue of Liberty. But first, read a little background ...





Statue of Liberty, designed by Frederic Bartholdi, together with the engineer Gustave Eiffel (who was involved in the frame). It was presented October 28, 1886 and is the largest neo-classical statue, which is located on Liberty Island in New York. The statue was a gift to the United States from the people of France. The project was a joint effort of the Americans and the French. The French built the statue and the Americans chose the place and collected pedestal. The height of the Statue of Liberty is 46 meters. Its height from the ground to the torch is 93 meters. The statue is recognized as a world heritage site by UNESCO.

Master treated sheets of copper for the future of the statue.




Preparation of the material for the outer casing.




Workshop with models of the Statue of Liberty in the background.




Masters at work on the Statue of Liberty.




The construction of the skeleton and the plaster surface of the left hand of the statue.



The head of the Statue of Liberty in Paris is exhibited in the park.



Workshop has finished outside with his head.



Scaffolding to build the Statue of Liberty.



Assembling the Statue of Liberty - the lower part is ready.



The Statue of Liberty is almost assembled.



Source: bigpicture.ru

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