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Four Eagles

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  • Location: Grand Army Plaza entrance between Prospect Park West and Flatbush Avenue
  • Sculptor: Frederick William MacMonnies
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Four columns, each with four small eagles surmounting globes at middle sections and one large eagle surmounting globe at top
  • Materials: Granite, bronze
  • Dimensions: Small eagle (each) H: 6'7" W: 5'7"; Small eagle and globe (each) H: 9'; Large eagle (each) H: 6'8" W: 5'6"; Large eagle and globe (each) H: 9'11"; Column (each) H: 50'
  • Cast: ca. 1901
  • Dedicated: 1901
  • Donor: Purchase

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