Liberty: An Illustrated History of America's Favorite Statue

Liberty: An Illustrated History of America's Favorite Statue

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by Kevin Woyce
     
 

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The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, after more than 20 years of planning, fundraising, 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

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The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, after more than 20 years of planning, fundraising, 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.

Illustrated throughout with original black and white photographs and historic images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012978400
Publisher:
Delafield Press
Publication date:
08/30/2015
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
111
Sales rank:
982,528
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer, specializing in New Jersey and New York regional history. He lives in Lyndhurst, NJ, and presents historical slide shows throughout New Jersey and southern New York. His books include "Niagara: The Falls and the River - An Illustrated History," "Jersey Shore History & Facts," and "Lighthouses: Connecticut & Block Island."

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Liberty: An Illustrated History of America's Favorite Statue 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
AubreyAC More than 1 year ago
Love it! Great photos and history.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago