Stunning Historic Photos of the Statue of Liberty Being Constructed

Hand and Torch Construction

Bartholdi decided that it would be most practical to complete the statue in France and have it deconstructed and shipped in several pieces to America.

The first part to be built was the statue’s arm which bore the famous torch. It was meant to represent the enlightening of the world.

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