Allegory of Manhattan & Brooklyn


Daniel Chester French`s allegorical figures of Miss Brooklyn & Miss Manhattan, which graced the Manhattan Bridge before being moved to the entrance of the Brooklyn Museum in 1963.Miss Brooklyn - A young woman seated with child holding open book sitting at her feetMiss Manhattan - A young woman seated holding globe with left arm, feet resting on treasure chest, figure of peacock on right and headless, armless torso on left.

Installed, 1916
Moved, 1963

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