Mitchell studied photographs and portraits from the mother
of the sculptor and concluded that its appearance differs
significantly from that of the Statue of Liberty. According
to Mitchell eyebrows, nose and mouth of the statue does
not resemble Mrs Bartholdy …
In the Big Apple are known and other things like Empire
State Building, while still alive the memory of the Twin
Towers. But there is something more familiar from the tall
elegant lady in a long dress holding a blow torch high. It
is known as the Statue of Liberty, but wait a minute, is
it possible that it is he, not she?As reported by New York Post, the famous statue in New York
standing far in 1886 may hold a secret that is little
known to the residents themselves , and it is here that it
is not a lady, but a gentleman. Notably, despite the
generally accepted opinion that the French sculptor
Frederic Auguste Bartholdi made the face of the statue
after the appearance of his mother, journalist Elizabeth
Mitchell gives a completely different theory in his book
“Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure To Build the Statue
of Liberty”.Mitchell studied paintings and portraits from the mother of the sculptor and concluded that
its appearance differs significantly from that of the Statue of Liberty. According to Mitchell
eyebrows, nose and mouth of the statue does not resemble Mrs Bartholdy.
But while examining old photos and documents noted that nevertheless had Bartholdy model who made the face of the statue, and it was his brother. Mitchell in his face found more similarities with the statue than the mother and brother of the artist finally could get the glory it deserves.
Does one of the most recognizable symbols of America it
is a man answers the time … and maybe not. And then
stay tuned with these few interesting facts about New
York ‘s most famous monument.
Interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty :
1. The head of the Statue of Liberty was first shown at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1878.
2. From the floor to the top of the torch, the height of the monument is 93 meters.
3. Each year the Statue of Liberty visit about 4 million tourists.
4. Since 1984 the monument is under UNESCO protection.
5. In the first 16 years of the statue, she served as a beacon.
6. Sometimes it could be visited and the torch, but the year 1916 it is no longer possible
for security reasons.
7. Statue of Liberty is a year from lightning hit about six hundred times.