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Founding of Detroit Pylon [Plaster]

Founding of Detroit Pylon, 1950
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
1991.066

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…

Plasteline model of "Founding of Detroit" pylon for the Veterans Memorial Building

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.

"The Founding of Detroit" is one of the seven free-standing pylons originally placed in front of the building along the walkway leading to the entrance. Twenty feet high and carved with incised relief,…