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Statue of Liberty: worldwide spread iconic symbol

October 28, 2014, 15:03 UTC+3
On October 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States from the people of France, was officially unveiled to the public by President Grover Cleveland
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The Statue of Liberty, an iconic symbol of freedom and of the United States was unveiled on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor on October 28, 1886
The Statue of Liberty, an iconic symbol of freedom and of the United States was unveiled on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor on October 28, 1886
The Statue of Liberty, an iconic symbol of freedom and of the United States was unveiled on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor on October 28, 1886
© AP Photo/Richard Drew
The statue, designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was a gift to the United States from the people of France. In 1984, the Statue of Liberty was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The statue, designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was a gift to the United States from the people of France. In 1984, the Statue of Liberty was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The statue, designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was a gift to the United States from the people of France. In 1984, the Statue of Liberty was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site
© EPA/PETER FOLEY
In the early 1980s, it was decided to restore the statue. So it was closed from 1984 to 1986
In the early 1980s, it was decided to restore the statue. So it was closed from 1984 to 1986
In the early 1980s, it was decided to restore the statue. So it was closed from 1984 to 1986
© AP Photo/Richard Drew
The torch and a large part of the internal structure were replaced
The torch and a large part of the internal structure were replaced
The torch and a large part of the internal structure were replaced
© AP Photo/Mario Cabrera
Photo: Workers remove the first of seven giant spikes from the Statue of Liberty's crown on April 4, 1985 in New York. Each of the spikes, which represent the seven seas, and the seven continents, is about 9 feet long and 150 pounds
Photo: Workers remove the first of seven giant spikes from the Statue of Liberty's crown on April 4, 1985 in New York. Each of the spikes, which represent the seven seas, and the seven continents, is about 9 feet long and 150 pounds
Photo: Workers remove the first of seven giant spikes from the Statue of Liberty's crown on April 4, 1985 in New York. Each of the spikes, which represent the seven seas, and the seven continents, is about 9 feet long and 150 pounds
© AP Photo
The statue was reopened to the public on July 5, 1986. Photo: Nancy Reagan in the crown of the Statue of Liberty, July 5, 1986
The statue was reopened to the public on July 5, 1986. Photo: Nancy Reagan in the crown of the Statue of Liberty, July 5, 1986
The statue was reopened to the public on July 5, 1986. Photo: Nancy Reagan in the crown of the Statue of Liberty, July 5, 1986
© AP Photo/Susan Ragan
Hundreds of replicas of the Statue of Liberty are displayed worldwide. Photo: A replica of the Statue of Liberty is draped with a new NBA All-Star basketball jersey at New York New York hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Februart 14, 2007
Hundreds of replicas of the Statue of Liberty are displayed worldwide. Photo: A replica of the Statue of Liberty is draped with a new NBA All-Star basketball jersey at New York New York hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Februart 14, 2007
Hundreds of replicas of the Statue of Liberty are displayed worldwide. Photo: A replica of the Statue of Liberty is draped with a new NBA All-Star basketball jersey at New York New York hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Februart 14, 2007
© AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
A smaller version of the statue was given by the American community in Paris to that city. It stands on the Ile aux Cygnes
A smaller version of the statue was given by the American community in Paris to that city. It stands on the Ile aux Cygnes
A smaller version of the statue was given by the American community in Paris to that city. It stands on the Ile aux Cygnes
© AP Photo/Jacques Brinon
Another french replica of Statue of Liberty can be found at the Luxembourg park in Paris
Another french replica of Statue of Liberty can be found at the Luxembourg park in Paris
Another french replica of Statue of Liberty can be found at the Luxembourg park in Paris
© AP Photo/Thibault Camus
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty at Odaiba, Tokyo
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty at Odaiba, Tokyo
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty at Odaiba, Tokyo
© AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko
Replica of the Statue of Liberty can be seen in front of the city of Anapolis, 50 km from Brasilia, Goias, Brazil. The replica has a height of 35 meters and is located next to a department store, which uses the statue as a symbol of freedom of shopping and also as a tribute to the United States of America
Replica of the Statue of Liberty can be seen in front of the city of Anapolis, 50 km from Brasilia, Goias, Brazil. The replica has a height of 35 meters and is located next to a department store, which uses the statue as a symbol of freedom of shopping and also as a tribute to the United States of America
Replica of the Statue of Liberty can be seen in front of the city of Anapolis, 50 km from Brasilia, Goias, Brazil. The replica has a height of 35 meters and is located next to a department store, which uses the statue as a symbol of freedom of shopping and also as a tribute to the United States of America
© AP Photo/Eraldo Peres
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty in Antipolo City, east of Manila, Philippines
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty in Antipolo City, east of Manila, Philippines
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty in Antipolo City, east of Manila, Philippines
© EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG
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The Statue of Liberty, an iconic symbol of freedom and of the United States was unveiled on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor on October 28, 1886
© AP Photo/Richard Drew
The statue, designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was a gift to the United States from the people of France. In 1984, the Statue of Liberty was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site
© EPA/PETER FOLEY
In the early 1980s, it was decided to restore the statue. So it was closed from 1984 to 1986
© AP Photo/Richard Drew
The torch and a large part of the internal structure were replaced
© AP Photo/Mario Cabrera
Photo: Workers remove the first of seven giant spikes from the Statue of Liberty's crown on April 4, 1985 in New York. Each of the spikes, which represent the seven seas, and the seven continents, is about 9 feet long and 150 pounds
© AP Photo
The statue was reopened to the public on July 5, 1986. Photo: Nancy Reagan in the crown of the Statue of Liberty, July 5, 1986
© AP Photo/Susan Ragan
Hundreds of replicas of the Statue of Liberty are displayed worldwide. Photo: A replica of the Statue of Liberty is draped with a new NBA All-Star basketball jersey at New York New York hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Februart 14, 2007
© AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
A smaller version of the statue was given by the American community in Paris to that city. It stands on the Ile aux Cygnes
© AP Photo/Jacques Brinon
Another french replica of Statue of Liberty can be found at the Luxembourg park in Paris
© AP Photo/Thibault Camus
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty at Odaiba, Tokyo
© AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko
Replica of the Statue of Liberty can be seen in front of the city of Anapolis, 50 km from Brasilia, Goias, Brazil. The replica has a height of 35 meters and is located next to a department store, which uses the statue as a symbol of freedom of shopping and also as a tribute to the United States of America
© AP Photo/Eraldo Peres
Photo: replica of the Statue of Liberty in Antipolo City, east of Manila, Philippines
© EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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