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Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II, Marshall Fredericks and Wener Valeur-Jensen admire "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

In 1936, Marshall Fredericks entered a national competition to design a memorial honoring Levi L. Barbour for Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Barbour, a prominent lawyer who had been instrumental in the purchase of the island as a public park, bequeathed $20,000 to the city for the purpose of erecting some permanent structure on…

Editor of "Den Danske Pioneer" Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II, Marshall Fredericks and Werner Valeur-Jensen pose for the Danish press in front of "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

In 1936, Marshall Fredericks entered a national competition to design a memorial honoring Levi L. Barbour for Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Barbour, a prominent lawyer who had been instrumental in the purchase of the island as a public park, bequeathed $20,000 to the city for the purpose of erecting some permanent structure on…

Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II, Marshall Fredericks and Wener Valeur-Jensen with "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

In 1936, Marshall Fredericks entered a national competition to design a memorial honoring Levi L. Barbour for Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Barbour, a prominent lawyer who had been instrumental in the purchase of the island as a public park, bequeathed $20,000 to the city for the purpose of erecting some permanent structure on…