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"American Institute of Architects Craftsmanship Medal" and "Alexander Blain Sr. and Alexander Blain, M.D., F.A.C.S." medal

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Title

"American Institute of Architects Craftsmanship Medal" and "Alexander Blain Sr. and Alexander Blain, M.D., F.A.C.S." medal

Subject

American Institute of Architects--Awards.
Bas-relief.
Blain, Alexander, 1840-1932
Blain, Alexander, 1885-1958
Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Medallions (Decorative arts)

Description

"American Institute of Architects Craftsmanship Medal" minted in bronze and gold. Inscription on the face reads "The American Institute of Architects," with bas-relief of male figure holding urn and looking upward. The medal was created for a new category of awards established in 1960.

"Alexander Blain Senior and Alexander Blain, M.D., F.A.C.S." minted in bronze, rectangular plaquette. Inscription of face reads "Alexander Blain Senior 1840-1932 Alexander Blain M.D. F.A.C.S. 1885-1958," with bas-relief portraits of father and son. Located at Blain Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (full-scale relief, bronze).

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 1, Folder 18

Date

n.d.

Rights

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

Relation

V-01-18

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Image

Coverage

Detroit (Mich.)

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

5" x 7"

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