The original colossal isn’t the only Lady Liberty in the Big Apple. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “European Decorative Arts & Sculpture, 1850-1900 gallery you’ll find one of the replicas sold to finance the Statue of Liberty project in the 1880s.
Originally featured atop the Liberty Storage Warehouse on 64th Street in Manhattan, this 47-foot-high copy now stands outside the Brooklyn Museum.
Since 2011, an original replica is on public display outside 667 Madison Avenue.
Across the U.S...
In 2021, the French gifted another Statue of Liberty to the U.S. On loan from France’s National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts, the 10-foot replica left its home in Paris, sailed to NY passing her “big sister” and visiting Ellis Island, and until 2031 is on display at the French Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, D.C.
From 1949-1952, Boy Scout troops donated 100-inch replicas to communities around the country as part of its “Strengthen the Arm of Liberty” was a project.
In Las Vegas, a half-size replica welcomes guests to the New York-New York Hotel & Casino.