Official description from the National Park Service:
“The Statue of Liberty Enlightening The World” was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.
Another important gift: The shared concept of Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity.
Condolences to our French friends.