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Items tagged "Seal of the State of Michigan": 2

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…

Seal of the State of Michigan, [Plaster]

Plaster mold that has the seal of the state of Michigan as well as a relief mold of a steer and a large set of scales. Yellowish color is from shellac used to seal the plaster.
The three reliefs are unrelated to one another and it is not knows why they were sculpted on the same background.