Presentation on theme: "The tear of grief. Line up with = aligner Avec The tear of grief is a buliding in New York. It is lined up with the Statue of Liberty and the World trade."— Presentation transcript:
The tear of grief
Line up with = aligner Avec
The tear of grief is a buliding in New York. It is lined up with the Statue of Liberty and the World trade center.
It was designed by an Russian artist whose name is Zurab Tsereteli
33m 175 tons Dedicate : Sept 11, 2006
It is 33m high ( how high is it ?) It weighs 175 tons ( how much does it weigh?) It was dedicated on Sept 11, 2006, 5 years after the terrorists’attack.
On the wall behind the monument a portrait of Vladimir Putine was painted. The Tear of Grief is a gift from Vladimir Putine to the USA (The Tear of Grief was given to the USA by Vladimir Putine)
Etch = engrave = graver Base -granite
The names of the 3,000 victims were etched in the 11-sided base which is made of granite.
4 parts+ the tear- Ship from St Petersburg to New Jersey
Bayonne harbour New Jersey
The Monument was cast in St. Petersburg, Russia, where it was assembled into four large pieces plus the tear. These five large pieces were shipped to Bayonne, New Jersey, where they arrived in August 2005.
4 tons, 12m, stainless steel – nickel plated
The tear is 12m long (how long is the Tear?) It weighs 4 tons ( how much does it weigh?) It is made of stainless steel which is plated with nickel.
the memorial –steel cover with / sheathe in bronze.
The memorial is made of steel which is covered with bronze/ steathed in bronze.
The foundations were dug in 2004
Walkway - stones
The walkway which leads to the Tear of grief is made of stones. Some messages/inscriptions were etched in the stones in memory of the victims.
Dedication- September 11, 2006
The Tear of Grief was dedicated by Bill Clinton on Sept 11, Zurab Tseretli was invited / attended the ceremony.
Puntine ‘s and George W. Bush’s portraits were painted on the wall as they both fought terrorism.