Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Living Statue of Liberty

This picture was taken in 1918, can you imagine the time and effort involved to get 18,000 men into the correct position. Click on picture to make larger and get a better view.


FACTS:

Base to Shoulder: 150 feet
Right Arm: 340 feet
Widest part of arm holding torch: 12 1/2 feet
Right thumb: 35 feet
Thickest part of body: 29 feet
Left hand length: 30 feet
Face: 60 feet
Nose: 21 feet
Longest spike of head piece: 70 feet
Torch and flame combined: 980 feet
Number of men in flame of torch: 12,000
Number of men in torch: 2,800
Number of men in right arm: 1,200
Number of men in body, head and balance of figure only: 2,000
Total men: 18,000

3 comments:

Jeanne said...

that's neat..

Carole B. said...

This is a wonderful photo - thanks for sharing!

Happy New Year!

wendyvee said...

How cool is that Statue of Liberty! I can't imagine the planning that it took!