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Christina Saikus creates her own clay model of a frog using a photograph of Marshall Fredericks's "The Friendly Frog" for reference

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Christina Saikus creates a clay model of a frog for her school project on Marshall Fredericks

Sketches for "The Friendly Frog" and "The Friendly Dragon".

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Graphite and ink on steno pad paper
6" x 9"

Sketches for "The Friendly Frog" and "The Friendly Dragon".

Also includes sketches of whales and playground equipment.

Sketch for "The Friendly Frog"

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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"

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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"

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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]

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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

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

Friendly Frog, Small-Scale, [Plaster Model]

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

Friendly Frog [Plaster]

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Friendly Frog, 1970
Plaster original

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
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Fredericks designed this large, friendly, appealing sculpture 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…