[dropcap]N[/dropcap]EW YORK – Statue of Liberty stands as the prominent symbol of America. It is the symbol of reputation, liberal society and freedom. After several terrorist attacks, the irony about Statue of Liberty has come to disturb the peace. The Statue of Liberty was originally created and gifted to America by a Muslim Arab woman.
Frederic Auguste Bartholdi of France proposed the Khedive of Egypt to build the iconic structure. However, Pasha refused the offer and agreed to Bartholdi’s drawings of the Muslim woman transformed as the symbol of liberty.
Later Gustave Eiffel, the man behind the construction of Eiffel Tower was gifted the liberty statue symbol to America. The Pasha of Egypt had plans to construct the statue at Suez Canal in Egypt, however, it was destined to become the pride of America.
Statue of Liberty inspired from Arabic woman.
The monument was planned to be installed at Suez Canal in Egypt. But, it was gifted to America.
Picture of the Liberty Statue from 1948
Statue of Liberty on Bedloe’s Island in New York’s harbor on 12th July, 1948.
When the torch was displayed for public viewing.
Torch of Statue of Liberty displayed at the World’s Fair in Phiadelphia in 1876.
Suez Canal in Egypt to America, the journey of the Statue of Liberty.
Statue was first kept in a neighborhood in Paris near the Parc Monceau.
Resemblance to the Arab sculpture of Liberty.
Researchers have stated the Statue of Liberty to be sourced from drawings of an ancient Arab woman.
Inspiration behind the Statue of Liberty
Bartholdi’s mother was the inspiration for the copper statue. He proposed his idea for the Suez Canal statue for the Statue of Liberty that we see today.
People love to visit the Statue of Liberty in large crowds. Today it has become a valued source for Muslim refugees in America to keep head up. After, the terrorist attack in 2011, America has become strict against Muslims. Somehow, the feel of love and trust will rise after knowing the truth behind Statue of Liberty.