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Full-scale bronze "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit" at foundry

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Title

Full-scale bronze "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit" at foundry

Subject

Animal sculpture--20th century.
Black Elk, 1863-1950.
Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Figure sculpture, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Full-scale bronze“Black Elk” at Bedi-Makky Foundry, New York. Originally created to support the Tower of the Four Winds, Black Elk Neihardt Park, Blair, Nebraska. The Peace Pipe points from the Heart of Man to the Heart of God. Black Elk prays through tears, "Oh, make my people live."

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 3, Folder 17

Date

1998

Rights

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

Relation

V-03-17

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

F 31.1

Coverage

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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