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Great Seal of the United States, [Plaster]

Plaster mold rendition of the Great Seal of the United States. Plaster, galvanized pipe, sisal, and three plaster mold rims. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster.

Fredericks created a Rendition of the Great Seal of the United States for the American Embassy in London, England. This mold shows the intricate detail…

Seal of the State of Michigan, [Plaster]

Plaster mold that has the seal of the state of Michigan as well as a relief mold of a steer and a large set of scales. Yellowish color is from shellac used to seal the plaster.
The three reliefs are unrelated to one another and it is not knows why they were sculpted on the same background.

City of Detroit Seal, Relief, [Plaster]

City of Detroit Seal plaster relief with galvanized pipe.

This model of the City of Detroit Seal includes two female figures with arms outstretched standing in the middle of this medallion. One woman stands just slightly behind the other. The Detroit fire of 1805 is referenced near the top left. Two Greek temple fronts are shown, each with…

Wayne County Seal, Relief, [Plaster]

The event depicted on the seal is the signing of the peace treaty between Chief Pontiac (Ottawa) and Brig. General Anthony Wayne in 1796. Between the men stands a flag with stars in the middle. The treaty opened the land to be settled into what is now the city of Detroit. Included on the medallion are the phrases "Seal of the County of Wayne…

Front view of the "Great Seal of the United States"

The medal features an American eagle, with an escutcheon, or shield, on its breast symbolizes self-reliance. The thirteen vertical stripes on the escutcheon derive from the flag of 1777. The eagle grasps an olive branch with 13 leaves and 13 olives in its right talon and 13 arrows in its left talon.

The eagle prefers to live in peace but can…

"Great Seal of the United States"

The medal features an American eagle, with an escutcheon, or shield, on its breast symbolizes self-reliance. The thirteen vertical stripes on the escutcheon derive from the flag of 1777. The eagle grasps an olive branch with 13 leaves and 13 olives in its right talon and 13 arrows in its left talon.

The eagle prefers to live in peace but can…

Front view of the plaster model for the "Great Seal of the United States"

The medal features an American eagle, with an escutcheon, or shield, on its breast symbolizes self-reliance. The thirteen vertical stripes on the escutcheon derive from the flag of 1777. The eagle grasps an olive branch with 13 leaves and 13 olives in its right talon and 13 arrows in its left talon.

The eagle prefers to live in peace but can…

Front/side view of the plaster model for "Great Seal of the United States"

The medal features an American eagle, with an escutcheon, or shield, on its breast symbolizes self-reliance. The thirteen vertical stripes on the escutcheon derive from the flag of 1777. The eagle grasps an olive branch with 13 leaves and 13 olives in its right talon and 13 arrows in its left talon.

The eagle prefers to live in peace but can…

Plaster model for "Great Seal of the United States"

The medal features an American eagle, with an escutcheon, or shield, on its breast symbolizes self-reliance. The thirteen vertical stripes on the escutcheon derive from the flag of 1777. The eagle grasps an olive branch with 13 leaves and 13 olives in its right talon and 13 arrows in its left talon.

The eagle prefers to live in peace but can…

"Birmingham War Memorial (Eagle and Nimbus) (Great Seal of the United States Relief)" with wreath placed in front of it at dedication

Originally located at Seaholm High School in Birmingham, Michigan, the memorial was donated to the city by the Birmingham Rotary Club shortly after World War II. It currently resides at Veterans Memorial City Hall in Birmingham, Michigan.