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Presentation drawing for "Birth of the Atomic Age" lighter tone

Presentation drawing for "Birth of the Atomic Age". The completed sculpture stands at the National Exchange Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Presentation drawing for "Birth of the Atomic Age"

Presentation drawing for "Birth of the Atomic Age". The completed sculpture stands at the National Exchange Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Sketch for "Birth of the Atomic Age"

Ink on steno pad paper
6" x 12.5"

Aluminum sculpture set in a marble and granite fountain at the National Exchange Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Birth of the Atomic Age, [Plaster]

Plaster small-scale nude male figure standing on a fluted base. He is missing the metal atom-like object that he holds above his head. His pose is elongated as if reaching upward.

Originally installed in 1959, is conserved and rededicated at the National Exchange Club in Toledo, Ohio.
Bellman, Gillette and Richards,…

Sketch for "Birth of the Atomic Age"

Graphite on steno pad paper
6" x 9"

Aluminum sculpture set in a marble and granite fountain at the National Exchange Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Study for "Birth of the Atomic Age"

Graphite on tracing paper
15" x 18.5"

Aluminum sculpture set in a marble and granite fountain at the National Exchange Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Birth of the Atomic Age, Miniature, [Silver]

Birth of the Atomic Age, 1959
Miniature
Silver

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1994.037

Silver plated miniature of Birth of the Atomic Age. nude male figure standing on a fluted base. He holds a stainless steel object in his hands above his head. This object is made of rings that have small spheres on them to represent an…

Birth of the Atomic Age [Plaster]

Birth of the Atomic Age, 1959
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.055

The atom is the symbol of one of mankind's most dramatic achievements. It symbolizes the awesome challenge of the Atomic Age. In this sculpture the heroic male figure holds the model atom above his head as if in veneration. His body is…

Full-scale plaster model of "Birth of the Atomic Age" in the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland, Michigan, with whom Fredericks worked on architectural sculpture projects. In 1963, Mrs. Arbury was…

Male figure for an unidentified sculpture prior to installation in the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland, Michigan, with whom Fredericks worked on architectural sculpture projects. In 1963, Mrs. Arbury was…