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Sketches for "The Gazelle Medal" (Brookgreen Gardens Membership Medal)

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Title

Sketches for "The Gazelle Medal" (Brookgreen Gardens Membership Medal)

Subject

Brookgreen Gardens
Drawing, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Medallions (Decorative arts)

Description

Graphite on paper
5" x 8"

Minted in bronze, diameter 3 inches, Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

Based on "Leaping Gazelle" in the collection of Brookgreen Gardens.

Face: Inscription, "Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina," with bas relief of "Leaping Gazelle".

Reverse: Two wrens, South Carolina's state bird, perched on rhododendrons.

Presented to Sustaining, Patron, and Life members in 1977, also part of Brookgreen Gardens Annual Medallic Series. Exhibited as United States entry at the Biennial Exhibition of the Féderation Internationale de la Médaille (F.I.D.E.M.) in Florence, Italy, 1983.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 11 Folder 1

Date

c. 1977

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-01-11-01

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Graphite drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.827

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Original Format

Graphite drawing

Physical Dimensions

5" x 8"

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