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Original sketch for Cincinnati Federal Building "Eagle"

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Title

Original sketch for Cincinnati Federal Building "Eagle"

Subject

Cincinnati (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Drawing, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Graphite on paper
3.75" x 5.5"

This 21-foot high relief is located above the entrance of the John Weld Peck Federal Building in Cincinnati, Ohio. The eagle is cast in aluminum and the 13 gold anodized stars surrounding it represent the 13 original colonies of the United States.

The eagle is highly stylized to the point of abstraction and is composed of hard-edged geometric shapes that are rectilinear.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 1 Folder 4

Date

c. 1964

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-01-01-04

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Graphite drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.031

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Original Format

Graphite drawing

Physical Dimensions

3.75" x 5.5"

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