National Geographic : 1929 Apr
Photograph by Edwin L.Wisherd THE ERICSSON STATUE AND THE ARLINGTON MEMORIALBRIDGE This monument to the inventor of the Monitor, "the cheese box on a raft," stands on the banks ofthe Potomac. The Crown Prince ofSweden took part in the dedication ceremonies during his visit to Washington two years ago. In the background isthe finely conceived and splendidly planned structure which typifies the binding of the North and South in indissoluble union, with the kindliness ofLincoln, the magnanimity ofGrant, and the chivalry of Lee as the common pride of both sections. The grandson of General Grant, Col. U. S. Grant 3d, isthe executive officer ofthe commission in charge of its construction (see, also, page 470).