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Black Elk, Full-Scale, Buffalo Eye on Board, [Clay]

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Partial section of the eye of the buffalo from the full-scale Black Elk. Clay is on a wood board and this may be the only section in clay that remains of the full-scale Black Elk.

Black Elk, Peace Pipe Mold, [Plaster]

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Plaster peace pipe mold for small-scale Black Elk. Mold is wrapped in bubble wrap. "Black Elk peace pipe mold" is written on the masking tape that holds the bubble wrap together.

Black Elk, Peace Pipe Tassel Mold, [Plaster and Rubber]

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Tassel mold for peace pipe for small-scale Black Elk. Mold is wrapped in bubble wrap. "Peace Pipe mold" is written on the masking tape that holds the bubble wrap together.

Black Elk, Peace Pipe Mold, [Plaster]

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Peace pipe mold for 1/3 scale Black Elk. Written on the mold is "Black Elk peace pipe pin use 3/16 diameter rod for bit and armature".

Black Elk, Full-Scale, Horn Mold, [Plaster]

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Two part mold for Black Elk's Buffalo horns for full-scale model.

Black Elk, Upper Torso, [Wax]

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Hollow wax cast of the upper portion of Black Elk. Wax is reddish-brown in color.

Study for "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit"

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Graphite on tracing paper
8.5" x 10"

Originally created to support the Tower of the Four Winds, Black Elk Neihardt Park, Blair, Nebraska. The Peace Pipe points from the Heart of Man to the Heart of God. Black Elk prays through tears, "Oh, make my people live."

Sketch for "Black Elk: Homage to the Great Spirit"

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Ink on tracing paper
11.75" x 8.75"

Originally created to support the Tower of the Four Winds, Black Elk Neihardt Park, Blair, Nebraska. The Peace Pipe points from the Heart of Man to the Heart of God. Black Elk prays through tears, "Oh, make my people live."

Black Elk, 1/3 Scale Armature, [Wood]

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1/3 rd scale armature for Black Elk: Homage to the Great spirit. This is one of the last works Fredericks completed before he passed away.

This armature is crafted of wood lath and the head of the Black Elk figure is finished in clay. The buffalo lays at the side of Black Elk as he offers his peace pipe (not attached) to the sky.

Black Elk Armature [Wood]

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Wood Full-Scale armature for Black Elk
Sections:
1 Front section with head and front legs of buffalo
2 Hump and shoulder section
3 lower body of Black Elk and the mid section of the buffalo
4 hind quarters and rear section
5 midsection of Black Elk just before the head
6 head of buffalo section
7 head of buffalo section
8 Middle section…