Item Information

Liberty Enlightening the World, or The Statue of Liberty

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Title

Liberty Enlightening the World, or The Statue of Liberty

Description

The stained glass window was commissioned by Joseph Pulitzer and installed in the World Building lobby in 1908. When the building was scheduled for demolition, Dean Carl W. Ackerman and Prof. John Hohenberg worked with the City of New York to have the window transferred to School of Journalism building at Columbia.
The window is now housed in the World Room of Columbia University's Journalism School

Creator

Heinigke & Bowen
Heinigke & Smith
Barroso, Eileen

Date

1908

Language

eng

Identifier

Art Properties, Columbia University, accession number: C00.0004

MODS

Key Date

1908

Type of Date

ex

Form/Genre

objects

Physical Description

Stained glass with lead framing in 9 panels
Dimensions: Overall: 123 3/4 x 105 in.

Repository Name

Art Properties, Columbia University

Notes

Photograph by Eileen Barroso, University Photographer, Columbia University

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Citation

Heinigke & Bowen, Heinigke & Smith, and Barroso, Eileen, “Liberty Enlightening the World, or The Statue of Liberty,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed October 25, 2020, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/pulitzer/item/6493.

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