Statue of Liberty Restoration

Statue of Liberty Restoration

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Poster
date made
1985
1985
place made
United States: New York, New York City
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
overall: 37 in x 22 in; 93.98 cm x 55.88 cm
ID Number
1986.0827.15
accession number
1986.0827
Credit Line
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
subject
Statue of Liberty
Liberty
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Political and Military History: Political History
Princeton Posters
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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