Photos: Statue of Liberty In Pieces

Here's a view of the Statue of Liberty mostly forgotten, a view rarely or never seen by most people: Lady Liberty under construction. The statue was created in France, then disassembled and shipped to New York, where it was reassembled. So much of her early life, the Statue of Liberty was literally in pieces. These historic photos depict her in that state:

It's the close-ups of Lady Liberty's face that people find most surprising. Not much of a looker, is she?