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Statue of Liberty – Paris

Did you know, the original Statue of Liberty is not in New York, but in Paris?

The first (original) statue stands in the Gardens of Luxembourg in Paris .It is a bronze model used by Bartholdi as part of the preparatory work for the New York statue. The artist offered it to the Luxembourg museum in 1900 and it was placed in the park in 1906.

 

 

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