Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bartholdi

 
 
Bartholdi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
1. Bartholdi Marker
Inscription.
Born in Colmar, France in 1834, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was one of the most celebrated sculptors of the nineteenth century. He is most famous for creating the Statue of Liberty which was dedicated in 1886.

In his fifty-two years as an artist, he created approximately one hundred works of art. He died on October 4, 1904 of tuberculosis and is buried in Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris, France.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 41.385′ N, 74° 2.782′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Touch for map. Marker is located on Liberty Island, near the food concession area. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07304, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The New Colossus (here, next to this marker); New York Sculptures (here, next to this marker); “Mother of Exiles” (a few steps from this marker); Emma Lazarus (a few steps from this marker); “The New Colossus” (a few steps from this marker); Inside the Statue (a few steps from this marker); Symbolism (a few steps from this marker); Statue Facts (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
 
More about this marker.
Marker on Liberty Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
2. Marker on Liberty Island
The Bartholdi Marker is seen here on the right.
A portrait of Frederic Bartholdi appears at the upper left of the marker. The bottom of the marker contains a photograph of Bartholdi in his studio, Vavin Street, Paris, circa 1892.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Statue of Liberty image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
3. Statue of Liberty
Bartholdi's most famous work, Liberty Enlightening the World, is located not far from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Paid Advertisement