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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Barbie Doll of the World - Statue Libery Landmark

I found this image here, beautiful, if you want to get it...

"The Statue of Liberty (French: Statue de la Liberté), officially titled Liberty Enlightening the WorldFrench: (la Liberté éclairant le monde), dedicated on October 28, 1886, is a monument commemorating the centennial of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence, given to the United States by the people of France to represent the friendship between the two countries established during the American Revolution.[5] It represents a woman wearing a stola, a radiant crown and sandals, trampling a broken chain, carrying a torchtabula ansata, where the date of the Declaration of Independence JULY IV MDCCLXXVI[6] - )

If you are going to visit the big apple you must visit the Statue Liberty and if you are a Barbie collector this is one more reason to add this must have doll to your collection. The 2010 Barbie Doll, is not the first one celebrating the statue, in the past we had:

1996: The very first one celebrating the Liberty Statue

She's a symbol of liberty and a beacon of beauty. Meet Statue of Liberty Barbie®, the very first doll in the FAO Schwarz American Beauties Collection. She was designed as a tribute to the 110th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty, given to the United States by France to commemorate our centennial. Created by talented Mattel designer Heather Dutton, this exceptional Limited Edition doll captures the grace and beauty of the original Lady Liberty. From her gleaming torch to her majestic crown and shimmering red, white and blue gown she captures the spirit of America. Statue of Liberty Barbie® doll. Regal, majestic, beautiful.

Lady Liberty Barbie - 2000
Bob Mackie's masterpiece commemorates a classic American landmark and features his trademarks -- a dramatic headpiece, heavy beading and embroidery, and over-the-top fantasy glamour. Lady Liberty Barbie doll is dressed in a fitted silvery metallic gown with long sleeves and a sweeping train at her feet. Silvery embroidery, bugle beads, and silvery star sequins accent her lovely flowing gown. She wears an elaborate headpiece, the beginning of a clear sweep of sparkling rhinestones and stars that circle her length. Shining from head to toe, her feet are graced by silvery pumps. In her right hand, she holds a silvery torch.

2010: Barbie Doll of the World Statue Liberty Landmark
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Dolls of the World, the Landmark Collection is bringing world-famous landmarks to life through Barbie fashion. The Statue of Liberty in New York City is one of the most visited landmarks in the world, and this collection translates the icon into a stunning gown.

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