Stunning Historic Photos of the Statue of Liberty Being Constructed

Completed Statue in France

At last, in 1884, the statue was completed, but not before Laboulaye’s death; sadly, the man who sparked the idea for the statue did not live to see its completion.

The monument was presented in July of ’84 in Paris to U.S. Ambassador to France, Levi Morton. Below you can see it towering over Paris, before being shipped to America.

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