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Alexander Blain Senior, Alexander Blain Jr., Relief, [Plaster]

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Title

Alexander Blain Senior, Alexander Blain Jr., Relief, [Plaster]

Subject

Figure sculpture, American--20th century

Description

There is a mark in pencil on the front of this relief that says "DRYING". This cast has a circle of excess plaster surrounding the rectangular portrait.
Two men appear in relief on this sculpture. The younger, in the front, and the elder in the rear. Both are looking to the right. The younger man has a full head of hair while the older Alexander Blain man has a goatee and a bald head. Inscribed on the relief is " Alexander Blain Senior 1840-1932 Alexander Blain MDFACS 1885-1958"

Alexander Blain Sr. opened the first hospital (Blain Hospital) East of the Mississippi to be a multiple care unit with 12 beds. The only other hospital to do this earlier was the Mayo Clinic.

Creator

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998

Date

1961

Rights

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

Type

Sculpture
Relief Sculpture

Coverage

University Center (Mich.)

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.5"

Materials

Plaster

Catalog Number

2000.399

Object Location

Sculptors Studio

Provenance

11/15/2000 gifted to MFSM

March/April 2003 relocated to Sculptor's Studio