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"Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)" with Glass Industries Building in background

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Title

"Baboon Fountain (Board of Directors Fountain)" with Glass Industries Building in background

Subject

Animal sculpture--20th century.
Fountains.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Outdoor sculpture--United States.
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Public sculpture, American

Description

Called "Board of Directors Fountain" by guides. Cast stone (for eventual granite) in glass basin, 14 feet, including basin. Created for the Glass Industries Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadow, New York, subsequently destroyed.

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 2, Folder 6

Date

1939

Rights

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

Relation

V-02-06

Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

5057

Coverage

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (New York, N.Y.)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"