Two Faced: The Statue of Liberty

December 7, 2008

Photo by Mark Heard found on Flickr

The Statue of Liberty is actually a statue of two different people. The face was that of Charlotte Bartholdi, the mother of the designer Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. The sculptor’s girlfriend, Jeanne-Emilie, was the model for the statue’s arms and body.

Who-da thunk it?

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One Response to “ Two Faced: The Statue of Liberty ”

  1. revisingproust on December 8, 2008 at 2:15 am

    this guy i once dated was voted hottest face or something like that. you should talk to him about it.

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