Timed to publish with the opening of the Statue of Liberty Museum, this is Lady Liberty's untold story of her building, restoration, and iconic place in the world as brought to life through the fascinating lens of archival images, ephemera from the museum's collection, and today's most compelling photography--restored and resplendent against the New York City skyline.
1871-1985. "I found an admirable location" When Europe began to dream of the American Republic The "ninth wonder" of the world The rivet that reached the sky The light of the torch Who was Lady Liberty? The crown and seven points An iconic and timeless power 1986-2019. The centennial restoration: rebuilding the face of Liberty The museum and celebrating liberty for future generations State of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
First published in the United States of America in 2019 by Rizzoli Electa. Includes bibliographical references (page 206)