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Lazarus Emma
(1849—1887)

Lazarus Emma (1849—1887)

Emma Lazarus was an American poet born in New York City. She is best known for writing "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its final lines were engraved on a bronze plaque in the base of the Statue of Liberty in 1912. The sonnet was solicited by William Maxwell Evarts as a donation to an auction, conducted by the "Art Loan Fund... More...


Turks & Caicos, 1985, Words of Emma Lazarus

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