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View of Veterans Memorial Building and pylons

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Title

View of Veterans Memorial Building and pylons

Subject

Animal sculpture--20th century.
Detroit (Mich.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Figure sculpture, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Outdoor sculpture--United States.
Public sculpture, American
Pylons--Michigan--Detroit—1940-1950.
Stone carving.

Description

The Victory Eagle on the facade of the Veterans Memorial Building in Detroit is 30 feet high and projects 4½ feet from the wall in high relief. Seven free-standing pylons were originally placed in front of the building along the walkway leading to the entrance. Twenty feet high and carved with incised relief, they depict scenes from the military history of Detroit and the United States.

Creator

Astleford, Elmer L.

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 24 Folder 3

Date

n.d.

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the creator.

Relation

V-24-03

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

2570

Coverage

Detroit (Mich.)

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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