Color image of the Quadriga being prepared for reinstallation following a full restoration by Fine Objects Conservation, Inc., June 21, 1995. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

The Quadriga being prepared for reinstallation

The Quadriga being prepared for reinstallation following a full restoration by Fine Objects Conservation, Inc., June 21, 1995. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

Color image showing the effects of Minnesota's harsh climate on the golden horses of the Quadriga, August 1994. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

The effects of Minnesota's harsh climate on the golden horses of the Quadriga

The effects of Minnesota's harsh climate on the golden horses of the Quadriga, August 1994. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

Color image of "Prosperity" prior to restoration, August 1994. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron

"Prosperity" prior to restoration

"Prosperity" prior to restoration, August 1994. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron

Color image of the figure of "Prosperity" being removed for restoration, September 23, 2014. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

The figure of "Prosperity" being removed for restoration

The figure of "Prosperity" being removed for restoration, September 23, 2014. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

Color image of the Quadriga with lit rotunda electrolier behind, February 11, 2013. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

Evening view of the Quadriga

Evening view of the Quadriga with lit rotunda electrolier behind, February 11, 2013. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.

Black and white photograph of the Quadriga created by French for the Columbian Expo in Chicago, 1893.

Quadriga created by French for the Columbian Expo in Chicago

Quadriga created by French for the Columbian Expo in Chicago, 1893.

Black and white photograph of Edward Clark Potter, c.1899.

Edward Clark Potter

Edward Clark Potter, c.1899.

Black and white photograph of Daniel Chester French, 1902. Photographed by James E. Purdy.

Daniel Chester French

Daniel Chester French, 1902. Photographed by James E. Purdy.

Black and white photograph of men posed at the Quadriga, c.1913. Photographed by Earl Conrad.

Men posed at the Quadriga

Men posed at the Quadriga, c.1913. Photographed by Earl Conrad.

Black and white photograph of workers removing the gold leaf on the Quadriga at the Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul, 1949.

Removing the gold leaf on the Quadriga

Removing the gold leaf on the Quadriga at the Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul, 1949. Photographed by Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune.

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