Photo, Print, Drawing 18. Telephoto view of south elevation of pedestal. February 1984. - Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York County, NY Photos from Survey HAER NY-138

About this Item

About this Item

Title
Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York County, NY
Contributor Names
Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Eiffel, Gustav
Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste
Hunt, Richard Morris
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Lowe, Jet, photographer
DePalo, Frank, photographer
Buerglener, Robert, historian
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
Lockett, Dana, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Lockett, Dana, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Burns and Roe Engineers, field team
Tereso, John, project manager
Wheaton, Ann, delineator
Strong, Craig, delineator
Akboy, Serra, field team
Bruns, Susan, field team
Pierce, Ryan, field team
Loudon, Elizabeth I, field team
Hill, Glenn E, field team
White, John P, field team
Snowden, Chris, field team
Hughes, Karen, field team
Patel, Ananta, field team
Stewart, Scott, field team
Hanlon, Stephanie, field team
Edwards, Cory, field team
Texas Tech University, contractor
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1968
Subject Headings
-  national parks & reserves
-  visitors' centers
-  galleries & museums
-  public sculpture
-  immigrants
-  New York -- New York County
Latitude / Longitude
40.689211,-74.044643
Notes
-  Significance: Donated by citizens of France to celebrate Franco-American friendship, the Statue of Liberty is significant for its physical and symbolic characteristics. Richard Morris Hunt prepared the plans for the 89 foot high pedestal; French engineer Alexandre Gustav Eiffel designed the iron framework which supports the copper sheathing. Many consider this frame noteworthy in itself, because of its ability to support an irregularly-shaped structure subject to high winds. Symbolically, the Statue of Liberty reflects the political ideals of the late nineteenth century. It commemorates America's founding principles of liberty, freedom, and opportunity in America for all. More than sixteen million immigrants passed by the Statue of Liberty on the way to the Ellis Island Immigration Station.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1456
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1514
-  Survey number: HAER NY-138
-  Building/structure dates: 1886 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: 1972 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1984-1986 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000058
Medium
Photo(s): 404
Color Transparencies: 59
Measured Drawing(s): 41
Data Page(s): 12
Photo Caption Page(s): 33
Call Number/Physical Location
HAER NY,31-NEYO,89-
Source Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
ny1251
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Language
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 404 | Color Transparencies: 59 | Measured Drawing(s): 41 | Data Page(s): 12 | Photo Caption Page(s): 33

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Gustav Eiffel, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, Richard Morris Hunt, Robert Buerglener, Dana Lockett, Dana Lockett, et al., Boucher, Jack E, Jet Lowe, and Frank Depalo, photographer. Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York County, NY. New York New York County, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ny1251/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, C., Eiffel, G., Bartholdi, F. A., Hunt, R. M., Buerglener, R., Lockett, D. [...] Texas Tech University, C., Boucher, J. E., Lowe, J. & Depalo, F., photographer. (1968) Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York County, NY. New York New York County, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ny1251/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al., photographers by Boucher, Jack E, Jet Lowe, and Frank Depalo. Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York County, NY. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ny1251/>.