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Sketch for "Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)"

Graphite on tracing paper
18.75" x 12"

Called "Board of Directors Fountain" by guides. Cast stone (for eventual granite) in glass basin, 14 feet, including basin. Created for the Glass Industries Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadow, New York, subsequently destroyed.

Sketch for "Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)"

Ink on heavy paper
13.75" x 14.5"

Called "Board of Directors Fountain" by guides. Cast stone (for eventual granite) in glass basin, 14 feet, including basin. Created for the Glass Industries Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadow, New York, subsequently destroyed.

Sketch for "Leaping Gazelle"

Pencil on tracing paper
11.5" x 18"

In 1936, Fredericks won a National Award Competition to design a fountain for the Levi L. Barbour Memorial, located on Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Mounted 16 feet high on a granite pedestal, the bronze sculpture sits in a fountain basin. Four small carved granite animals surround theā€¦

"Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)" with Glass Industries Building in background

Called "Board of Directors Fountain" by guides. Cast stone (for eventual granite) in glass basin, 14 feet, including basin. Created for the Glass Industries Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadow, New York, subsequently destroyed.

"Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)" with Trylon and Perisphere in background

Called "Board of Directors Fountain" by guides. Cast stone (for eventual granite) in glass basin, 14 feet, including basin. Created for the Glass Industries Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadow, New York, subsequently destroyed.

"Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)"

Called "Board of Directors Fountain" by guides. Cast stone (for eventual granite) in glass basin, 14 feet, including basin. Created for the Glass Industries Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadow, New York, subsequently destroyed.