The dedication was scheduled for October 28. Liberty
Enlightening the World was a huge success from the start. To this day, it is one of the most photographed monuments.
The arrival of the French frigate Isere
in New York Harbor, viewed from Bedloe's Island, June 19, 1885.
Falk, proof on albumenized paper.
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The final assembly of the metal structure on the pedestal, 1886.
Anonymous, proof on albumenized paper.
© Musée des arts et métiers - S. Pelly