The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in the New York Harbor in New York. The copper statue was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. It was designed by Frederic Bartholdi and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The height of the copper statue is 151 feet 1 inch, and from the ground level to the torch is 305 feet, 1 inch.