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Silhouette of the Genie de la Liberte (Spirit of Freedom), 1833, by Augustin-Alexandre Dumont, crowning the Corinthian capital of the Colonne de Juillet (July Column), 1835-40, by Jean-Antoine Alavoine and Joseph-Louis Duc, at the Place de la Bastille, 11th arrondissement, Paris, France. The winged figure of liberty is crowned with a star, holds the torch of civilization and his broken chains. The July Column commemorates the Revolution of 1830 and celebrates the Trois Glorieuses, the 3 days...
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