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Marshall Fredericks admires the "Alex Dow Portrait Relief"

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Title

Marshall Fredericks admires the "Alex Dow Portrait Relief"

Subject

Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Detroit Edison Company
Dow, Alex, 1862-1942.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Outdoor sculpture--United States.
Relief (Art)

Description

Alex Dow was a Scottish-born US engineer. Dow was the plant's first manager and electrical engineer for the city of Detroit.

Dow was appointed water commissioner for the city of Detroit in 1916-1921 and again in 1925-1932. In 1932, he was made the president of Detroit Edison and served until 1940. He was elected president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for the 1928-1929 year.

This bronze portrait plaque is located at the Detroit Edison Company in Detroit, Michigan.

Creator

Unidentified photographer

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 9 Folder 10

Date

1959

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

V-09-10

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

505A59-7

Coverage

Detroit (Mich.)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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