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Study for "Battle of the Great Lakes" pylon for the Veterans Memorial Building

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Title

Study for "Battle of the Great Lakes" pylon for the Veterans Memorial Building

Subject

Drawing, American--20th century.
Figure drawing.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Pylons--Michigan--Detroit—1940-1950.

Description

Graphite and ink on tracing paper
17.5" x 24"

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

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 3 Drawer 2 Folder 1

Date

c. 1950

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-03-02-01

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Graphite and ink drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.474

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Original Format

Graphite and ink drawing

Physical Dimensions

17.5" x 24"

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