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Study for "George and Ellen Booth Founders Medallion"

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Title

Study for "George and Ellen Booth Founders Medallion"

Subject

Booth, George Gough, 1864-1949.
Booth, Ellen Scripps
Cranbrook Educational Community
Drawing, American--20th century.
Figure drawing.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Description

Conté crayon on construction paper with tracing paper overlay
11.25" x 9"

Minted in bronze, diameter 3 inches. (Full-scale relief, bronze, diameter 21 inches, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth Memorial, Cranbrook Institute of Science, 1950)

Face: Inscription, "George Gough Booth - Ellen Scripps Booth," with their portrait reliefs

Reverse: Inscription, "Founders Medal - The Cranbrook Foundation"

Fredericks himself was the recipient of the 1991 Founders Medal, the highest award given by the Cranbrook Educational Community.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series VIII, Cabinet 1 Drawer 2 Folder 14b

Date

c. 1955

Rights

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

Relation

VIII-01-02-14b

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Conté crayon drawing

Identifier

1998.001.VIII.1060

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Original Format

Conté crayon drawing

Physical Dimensions

11.25" x 9"

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