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Sketch for "Civil War" pylon for the Veterans Memorial Building

Blueline print
3.5" x 18"

The Victory Eagle on the facade of the Veterans Memorial Building in Detroit is 30 feet high and projects 4½ feet from the wall in high relief. Seven free-standing pylons were originally placed in front of the building along the walkway leading to the entrance. Twenty feet high and carved with incised relief, they…

Civil War Pylon [Plaster]

Civil War Pylon, 1950
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.068


The Victory Eagle on the facade of the Veterans Memorial Building in Detroit is 30 feet high and projects 4-½ feet from the wall in high relief. The museum displays the quarter-scale version and two of the seven free-standing pylons originally…