Keep the Torch Lit


A poster commemorating the centennial of the Statue of Liberty. The statue, designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was dedicated on the 28th of October 1886 by President Grover Cleveland. The Statue of Libery was a symbol of freedom in the United States and a welcome to immigrants. In 1982 the Centennial Commission was formed to preform restoration work as well as renovations and repairs. July 3-6, 1986 was declared "Liberty Weekend" President Roanld Reagan presided over the rededication. French president Francois Mitterrand was in attendance.

Date Made: 1986Associated Date: 1986Copyright Date: 1982

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

General Subject Association: Statue of LibertyLiberty


See more items in: Political History: Political History, Princeton Posters


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Credit Line: The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0827.13Accession Number: 1986.0827

Object Name: Poster

Measurements: overall: 24 in x 18 in; 60.96 cm x 45.72 cm


Record Id: nmah_539603

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