Statue of Liberty Museum Store

A recent article in the NY Times article highlighted the how photography was instrumental in raising funds to to help finance the building of the Statue of Liberty. 

Did you know photography played a crucial role in making Lady Liberty a reality. Bartholdi hired photographers to document its creation, and those images raised money and awareness.

“Even during the building process, paid public atelier visits were possible,” Mr. Stourdzé said. “Small souvenirs were marketed, including photos.”

Today you can find a CoolSnowGlobes version of the Statue of Liberty in the Museum Store on Liberty Island. Great care was take in the design and creation of this replica of Lady Liberty. Sales in the Museum Store continue to fund the care and maintenance of this great national treasure.