Twenty-first: Toronto by night

A little bit late but also this week i bring you an other episode about Toronto.

 

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Sixteen: Statue of Liberty

The statue of liberty, or Liberty Enlightening the World, is a gift from the people of France to the people of United states. It was dedicated on October 28, 1886.

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The statue is made of copper, and its total height from ground level is 93 meters (305 feet 1 inch) and the height of the copper statue(to torch) is 46 meters (152feet 1 inch). The statue was designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel.

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The Statue of Liberty is a female representing Libertas, the Roman goddess. If you are asking yourself what is the thing she is holding is her left arm is not a book is a tabula ansata inscribed in roman numeral with the date of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776.

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The statue is UNESCO World Heritage Site (1984), U.S. National Monument (October 15, 1924), U.S. National Register of Historic Places (October 15, 1966), New Jersey Register of Historic Places (May 27, 1971), New York City Landmark (September 14, 1976).

 

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