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Areas where patina was removed from "Freedom of the Human Spirit".

The areas were covered with black deposits that could not be removed by the walnut shells. These were the deposits that were insoluble in (laboratory tests) a 10% solution of hydrochloric acid. The patina that remains will be removed because it is too hard to blend.

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to…

Sample of patina presented to Mr. Fredericks and a sample applied to the base for "Freedom of the Human Spirit". Both have lacquer on them. No flatting agent was mixed in the Incralac.

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

Close-up of green patina without lacquer for "Freedom of the Human Spirit"

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

Dinner at the Cosmos Club the night before "The Expanding Universe Fountain" re-dedication

Dinner at the Cosmos Club in Washington D.C. the night prior to the re-dedication of "The Expanding Universe Fountain". Guests include Marshall Fredericks, Rosalind Fredericks, Rosalind Fredericks Rymal, Alexandra Rymal, Steve Rymal and Jack Martin.

Marshall Fredericks greet an unidentified man at "The Expanding Universe Fountain" re-dedication

“The Expanding Universe Fountain” celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central figure suggests a superhuman mythological…

A group of unidentified women pose with Marshall Fredericks at "The Expanding Universe Fountain" re-dedication

“The Expanding Universe Fountain” celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central figure suggests a superhuman mythological…

Marshall Fredericks with unidentified guests at the "The Expanding Universe Fountain" re-dedication

“The Expanding Universe Fountain” celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central figure suggests a superhuman mythological…

Marshall Fredericks speaks with an unidentified man at the re-dedication of the "The Expanding Universe Fountain"

“The Expanding Universe Fountain” celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central figure suggests a superhuman mythological…

Bronze head from the central figure of "The Expanding Universe Fountain" during its restoration

“The Expanding Universe Fountain” celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central figure suggests a superhuman mythological…

Front view of the bronze head of the central figure for "The Expanding Universe Fountain" during its restoration

“The Expanding Universe Fountain” celebrates the nation's first exploration of outer space. According to Fredericks, the sculpture "represents this age of great interest, exploration and discovery in outer space...[and] the immensity, order and mystery of the universe.”

The monumental central figure suggests a superhuman mythological…