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26 monuments found.

Image of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut

Admiral David Glasgow Farragut
Madison Square Park
Manhattan

Standing figure (over life-size) with integral plinth, on pedestal with extended exedra wings; pedestal has bas-relief of sword in ocean waves; each wing has a life-size bas-relief of seated female figure

Image of Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen

Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen
Central Park
Manhattan

Portrait statue on pedestal with medallions

Image of Athena

Athena
Athens Square
Queens

Standing figure (heroic scale) on pedestal

Image of Bailey Fountain

Bailey Fountain
Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn

Group of three standing figures (heroic scale) on pedestal adorned with three reclining figures (heroic scale), in basin with rockwork coping

Image of Bethesda Fountain

Bethesda Fountain
Central Park
Manhattan

Fountain with two basins, upper basin surmounted by angel figure (heroic scale), four putti (life size) between upper and lower basins, in a circular pool

Image of Boy and Dog

Boy and Dog
Prospect Park
Brooklyn

Group of two figures (life size)

Image of Civic Virtue

Civic Virtue

Queens
Male figure (heroic scale) standing over two prone female semi-figures on base inside fountain basin with four dolphin-head spouts below

Image of Dawn of Glory

Dawn of Glory
Highland Park
Queens

Standing male figure (heroic scale) with integral plinth on pedestal raised on three steps, tablet

Image of Discus Thrower

Discus Thrower
Randall's Island Park
Manhattan

Standing figure (heroic scale) with integral plinth, on pedestal, front decorated with applied wreath and urn, plaque at rear

Image of Flushing Memorial

Flushing Memorial
Daniel Carter Beard Mall
Queens

Standing, winged female figure (heroic scale) on pedestal, in front of stele, benches at sides

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