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Spirit of Transportation, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Milles, Carl 1875-1955  Search this
Founder:
Bearzi, Bruno  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: cast bronze
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department 735 Randolph Detroit Michigan 48226
Located Cobo Hall Detroit Michigan
Date:
Installed 1960
Notes:
Detroit Historical Museum, City of Detroit Monuments, 2004.
Summary:
A nearly nude figure of an Indian carrying a canoe over his shoulders is installed atop a fountain base that sprays water beneath his feet. He represents the spirit of transportation linking the city with its early accomplishments.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Canoe  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78000035
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_362848