Lady Liberty’s head in Paris park, 1883
Daily News: Before Lady Liberty was standing tall, she had to be assembled piece by piece. The beaming gift, dedicated in 1886 and designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, came a long way from France to the United States. America’s most famous immigrant, The Statue of Liberty, was constructed in Paris starting in 1883, then taken apart and shipped to America in pieces. Here, back in 1883, the Statue of Liberty’s head was displayed in a park in Paris. Check out more of Lady Liberty’s limbs as they were constructed in the 1800s before coming together to become one of America’s most iconic landmarks ..