Frenchman was designed the statue in Paris. After designing, they built the complete size statue in the Paris. After that, the statue was disassembled and shipped to America across Atlantic by ship. Then it was reassembled in the America. Its full name is Liberty Enlightening the World.
In 1886, at the time of assemble, the statue serves as a lighthouse. Moreover, it was functioned as lighthouse for 16 years.
It is the lady liberty statue, which is the tallest iron structure had ever built. Clad copper sheets were used for the outside framework for the statue. They allotted 62,000 dollars for painting the statue.
The overall height of the statue from basement to the top of the statue is 305 feet and 6 inches. Form her foot to the top of the statue is 111 feet and 6 inches.
She holds a torch in one hand and a tablet in another hand. It indicates the date of American declaration of the independence. The overall weight of the statue from the ground to the top of the statue is 204 metric tonnes.
There are 154 steps to the head of the statue from the pedestal. There are seven peaks in the crown and each one indicates the seven continents. Each peak was measured up to the length of 9 feet and weight of 150 pounds.
She wears a shoe size of 879. The touristers or visitors have to climb 354 stairs to reach the crown of the statue and there are 25 windows in the crown.
Approximately more than 4 million people are visiting the statue of liberty every year. 300 different types of hammers were used to create the structure of the copper.
About 500,000 dollars were spending to build the statue of liberty, which is equal to 10 million dollars in today’s money.