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Sketch for "Metals Industry" for Ford Rotunda

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Title

Sketch for "Metals Industry" for Ford Rotunda

Subject

Drawing, American--20th century.
Figure drawing.
Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.)
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Graphite on tracing paper
16.5" x 10.5"

Sketch for one of the sixteen fiberglass polyester resin laminate reliefs for the Ford Rotunda, Dearborn, Michigan depicting industries related to the manufacture of automobiles.

The sixteen reliefs won the Gold Medal in Sculpture from the Architectural League of New York in 1956.

The Ford Rotunda was destroyed by fire in 1962.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 8 Folder 9

Date

c. 1953

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-01-08-09

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Graphite drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.244

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Original Format

Graphite drawing

Physical Dimensions

16.5" x 10.5"

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