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Items tagged "Henry and Edsel Ford": 5

Possible sketch for the "Henry Ford Memorial"

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Ink on notepad paper
5" x 8"

The idea to create a memorial honoring Henry Ford took root in 1948 when the Dearborn, Michigan Chamber of Commerce conducted a poll of Dearborn residents and learned that most of the populace favored such a proposal. The Dearborn Chamber of Commerce initiated a fundraising drive to finance a life-size full-length…

Henry and Edsel Ford, [Armature]

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Large armature for Henry and Edsel Ford sculpture. Armature is on a wood base and made from wire and plaster. There is some clay residue on the armature.

Henry and Edsel Ford, [Plaster]

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Plaster portrait of Henry and a young Edsel Ford. They stand together with Henry's left arm around Edsel and Henry's right arm pointed straight ahead. The boy has his hands in his pocket.

Henry Ford Memorial [Plaster]

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Henry Ford, portrait statue from
Henry Ford Memorial, 1975
Plaster originals

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Fredericks
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Frederick's design for the Henry Ford memorial at the Dearborn Public Library across Michigan Avenue from Ford World Headquarters features a full length portrait of the company founder standing in front of a…

Various plaster models in Marshall Fredericks' Royal Oak studio

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Plaster models of "Baboon and Sitting Friend," "Henry and Edsel Ford" and "Pro Patria" in Marshall Fredericks Royal Oak , Michigan studio.