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La Liberté Éclairant le Monde

August BARTHOLDI (1834 - 1904)

 
 
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By Kevin W., June 27, 2015
1. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde Marker
Inscription. À l'occasion de l'exposition universelle de 1900, le sculpteur August BARTHOLDI a offert au musée du Luxembourg le modèle en bronze qui lui servit à réaliser la statue de la Liberté de New York. Cette statue a été placée en 1906 dans le Jardin du Luxembourg.

Elle en été retirée en 2012 pour des raisons de conservation et remplacée par une réplique en bronze.

English translation:
Liberty Enlightening the World
August BARTHOLDI (1834 - 1904)
On the occasion of the 1900 Worlds Fair, the sculptor August BARTHOLDI offered to the Luxembourg Museum the bronze model that he used to construct the Statue of Liberty in New York. In 1906, the statue was placed in the Jardin du Luxembourg.

The original statue was withdrawn in 2012 for conservation reasons and replaced by this bronze replica.
 
Location. 48° 51.194′ N, 2° 20.52′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paris, Île-de-France 75006, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Libération de Paris (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ici s’elevait Le Chapelle Saint Michel du Palais (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sainte-Chapelle
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By Kevin W., June 27, 2015
2. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde Marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint-Benoît le Bétourné (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); A Tous Les Français (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Tribunal de Commerce (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La Conciergerie (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); André Perrin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
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By Kevin W., June 27, 2015
3. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde
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By Kevin W., June 27, 2015
4. Adjacent 9-11 Memorial
Ce chêne est dédié à la mémoire des victimes, du 11 Septembre 2001 aux Etats-Unis. Offert par la communauté américaine de Paris en témoignage de l'amitié franco-américaine, il a été planté le 30 Janvier 2002
par
M. Christian Poncelet, Président du Sénat, en présence de
Son Excellence M. Howard Leach, Ambassadeur des États-Unis d'Amérique
Princesse de La Tour d'Auvergne, Président de French Heritage Society/FVMF
M. Paul Girod, Président du groupe interparlementaire France-Etats-Unis du Sénat.


This American oak is dedicated to the memory of the victims of September 11, 2001 in the United States of America. Gift of the American community in Paris as a symbol of Franco-American friendship, planted on January 30, 2002.
by
M. Christian Poncelet, President of the French Senate in the presence of
The Honorable Howard Leach, Ambassador of the United States of America to France
Princesse de La Tour d'Auvergne, Président of French Heritage Society/FVMF
Mr. Paul Girod, President of the French-American Friendship Committee of the French Senate
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circa 1920
5. Paris - La Liberté Éclairant le Monde (Statue), par Bartholdi
 
 
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