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Alden B. Dow Architect, Mold

Portrait relief mold for Alden Dow. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster. Inscribed on the bottom of the mold is "Humanitarian, Citizen Benefactor".

Alden B. Dow Architect [Plaster]

ALDEN B. DOW ARCHITECT, 1971
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.107

Alden Dow was born in Midland, Michigan on April 10, 1904, to Herbert Henry and Grace A. (Ball) Dow. From his father, who founded The Dow Chemical Company, came his pioneer spirit. His parents gave him the love of beauty, as expressed in…

Plaster model for "Alden B. Dow Portrait Plaque"

Alden Dow was born in Midland, Michigan in 1904. Early in his life Alden Dow developed an interest in design. Following the custom of the day, Dow attended the University of Michigan to study engineering in preparation to enter his father’s company. But he found his interests lay in a different direction and after three years Dow became a…

"Alden B. Dow Portrait Relief"

Alden Dow was born in Midland, Michigan in 1904. Early in his life Alden Dow developed an interest in design. Following the custom of the day, Dow attended the University of Michigan to study engineering in preparation to enter his father’s company. But he found his interests lay in a different direction and after three years Dow became a…