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Items tagged "Seal of the City of Detroit": 7

City of Detroit Seal, Mold, [Rubber]

Small medallion mold for City of Detroit relief, made of rubber with a hard resin positive cast.

City of Detroit Seal
1955
Plaster, galvanized pipe

This model of the City of Detroit Seal includes two female figures with arms outstretched standing in the middle of this medallion. One woman stands just slightly behind the other. The Detroit…

Sketches for "The Spirit of Detroit"

Graphite on tracing paper
16.75" x 13.75"

The erection of The Spirit of Detroit at the City-County Building (now Coleman A. Young Municipal Center) in 1958 marked the formal completion of the structure whose construction began in 1951. Located in front of a white marble wall at the entrance to the building, the sculpture depicts the cultural…

City of Detroit Seal, Relief, [Plaster]

City of Detroit Seal plaster relief with galvanized pipe.

This model of the City of Detroit Seal includes two female figures with arms outstretched standing in the middle of this medallion. One woman stands just slightly behind the other. The Detroit fire of 1805 is referenced near the top left. Two Greek temple fronts are shown, each with…

City of Detroit Seal, Mold, [Plaster]

Plaster relief for City of Detroit mold with shellac coating. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster.

City of Detroit Seal
1955
Plaster, galvanized pipe

This model of the City of Detroit Seal includes two female figures with arms outstretched standing in the middle of this medallion. One woman stands just…

City of Detroit Seal, Mold, [Plaster]

Mold for City of Detroit relief. Written on back is "City of Detroit".

City of Detroit Seal
1955
Plaster, galvanized pipe

This model of the City of Detroit Seal includes two female figures with arms outstretched standing in the middle of this medallion. One woman stands just slightly behind the other. The Detroit fire of 1805 is…

City of Detroit Seal, Relief, [Plaster]

Plaster relief seal for City of Detroit.

City of Detroit Seal
1955
Plaster, galvanized pipe

This model of the City of Detroit Seal includes two female figures with arms outstretched standing in the middle of this medallion. One woman stands just slightly behind the other. The Detroit fire of 1805 is referenced near the top left. Two…

Dirt covered "Seal of the City of Detroit" for 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…