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The Quadriga being prepared for reinstallation following a full restoration by Fine Objects Conservation, Inc., June 21, 1995. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.
The effects of Minnesota's harsh climate on the golden horses of the Quadriga, August 1994. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.
"Prosperity" prior to restoration, August 1994. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron
The figure of "Prosperity" being removed for restoration, September 23, 2014. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.
Evening view of the Quadriga with lit rotunda electrolier behind, February 11, 2013. Photographed by Linda A. Cameron.
Quadriga created by French for the Columbian Expo in Chicago, 1893.
Edward Clark Potter, c.1899.
Daniel Chester French, 1902. Photographed by James E. Purdy.
Men posed at the Quadriga, c.1913. Photographed by Earl Conrad.
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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