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Sketch for "The Friendly Frog"

Ink on paper
8.5" x 11"

Fredericks designed this large friendly appearing frog as a children’s slide. The original cast of this sculpture was located at the Hudson wing of the Genesee Valley Shopping Center in Flint, Michigan for 16 years where children did use it as a slide.

In 1986 the mall donated it to the Flint Children's Museum. When…

Sketch for "The Friendly Frog"

Ink on paper
8.5" x 11"

Fredericks designed this large friendly appearing frog as a children’s slide. The original cast of this sculpture was located at the Hudson wing of the Genesee Valley Shopping Center in Flint, Michigan for 16 years where children did use it as a slide.

In 1986 the mall donated it to the Flint Children's Museum. When…

Sketch for "The Friendly Frog"

Graphite and ink on paper
5" x 8"

Fredericks designed this large friendly appearing frog as a children’s slide. The original cast of this sculpture was located at the Hudson wing of the Genesee Valley Shopping Center in Flint, Michigan for 16 years where children did use it as a slide.

In 1986 the mall donated it to the Flint Children's…

Friendly Frog, Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

Plaster mold, two sections, banded, blue silicone mold inside and thin plaster layer on inside of silicone mold. Written on the mold is "Frog" on both pieces of mold. Mold held together with plastic zip ties.

Friendly Frog, Fiberglass Mold

Seven fiberglass mold sections that make up the full-scale Friendly Frog and the eye mold.

Friendly Frog, Small-Scale, [Plaster Model]

Small plaster painted white frog. The word "Frog" is written on the bottom of the frog in black marker.

"Frog"

Figure from "Japanese Goldfish, Lizard and Frog Fountain," 1937-38, bronze. Located at Thornlea, Cranbrook Educational Community, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

View of two bronze "The Friendly Dragon" sculptures and "The Friendly Frog" in the Grand River

“I did … a dragon; I called it The Friendly Dragon. The architect said he didn't think he would use it because he said the children would be frightened of a dragon. But children love dragons and it's not an ugly dragon, it's a friendly dragon with a big smile and it's cozy and you can sit on its back on those humps on its back. It's just that…

Two bronze "The Friendly Dragon" and bronze "The Friendly Frog" in the Grand River

“I did … a dragon; I called it The Friendly Dragon. The architect said he didn't think he would use it because he said the children would be frightened of a dragon. But children love dragons and it's not an ugly dragon, it's a friendly dragon with a big smile and it's cozy and you can sit on its back on those humps on its back. It's just that…