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The Lettering of Lady Liberty

On the aptly named Liberty Island (formerly Bedloe’s Island until 1956) in New York Harbor, New York, stands a monumental statue by French artist Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, commemorating American independence. Liberty Enlightening the World, or “The Statue of Liberty”, holds a torch and a tablet bearing the date of America’s Declaration of Independence. The statue contains little lettering, and its […]

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