National Geographic : 1939 Apr
A HEROIC BRONZE QUADRIGA ATOP BROOKLYN'S ARCH MEMORIALIZES SOLDIERS AND SAILORS The bronze woman, erect in her chariot, holds aloft a banner and an unsheathed sword. To right and leftare winged figures symbolic ofvictory. Setinto the piers supporting the arch are two equestrian bronzes, in relief, representing Lincoln and Grant. The cornerstone forthis monument was laid byGeneral Sherman in 1889. The figures were designed by Frederick MacMonnies.