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Title [Quadriga on the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch]
Collection Donald L. Nowlan Brooklyn collection
Photographer Nowlan, Donald L.
Image ID V1990.2.245
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Date 1975 ca.
Description Close up shot of the "Quadriga" sculpture on top of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch at Grand Army Plaza. The arch was designed by John H. Duncan in 1889 while the sculptures were designed by Frederick MacMonnies in 1894. The "Quadriga" depicts the lady Columbia, who represents the United States, surrounded by two winged Victories who trumpet her arrival.
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Grand Army Plaza (New York, N.Y.)
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Sculpture
Memorial arches
Collection Finding Aid Donald L. Nowlan Brooklyn Collection (ARC.120)