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    • Vitus Bering

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Bering; Vitus, (1681-1741)
    • Painted plaster full figure study of Vitus Bering, Danish explorer who discovered the Bering Strait. Measuring 43.2 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm.
    • Fired clay study (painted plaster) of 4 running buffalo

    • Iowa State University--Engineering; Artists--Iowa; Sculptors--Iowa; Sculpture; Sculpture techniques
    • This painted plaster study of 4 buffalo running was created by Christian Petersen during his employment by the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP) in Iowa City, Iowa. The study was a preliminary model for a proposed bridgehead sculpture in Des...
    • Letter from Charles Scribner's Sons, NY

    • Fox Indians; Indians of North America--Iowa; Indians of North America--Iowa; Artists--Iowa; Letters
    • February 5, 1936 Hiss Halla Rhode Miss Bessie Coon 1357 East 13th Street Des Moines, Iowa Dear Miss Rhode and Miss Coon: Again I am writing you about the pictures for CHA-KI-SHI. I had a talk with our printer...
    • Anson Marston Medal

    • Engineering; Medals; Iowa State University
    • Medal awarded for achievement in engineering by an ISU alumnus, in the fields of technical construction, design, planning, development, and management, as well as teaching and research. The award was established by Iowa State College through the...
    • Hello Beautiful

    • Artists--Iowa; Petersen family; Childrens' stories--Pictorial works; Livres d'artistes
    • Booklet made for Mary Charlotte Petersen, daughter. Audio of Carol Elbert reading aloud "Hello Beautiful"
    • A Mountain Interlude

    • Kentucky--History; Essays
    • Essay""A Mountain Interlude,"" by Chirstian Petersen's wife Charlotte, describing funerals in Wilhurst, Kentucky after a flood.
    • Uncle Miles Bach

    • Artists--Iowa; Kentucky--History; Sketches
    • Side profile sketch of Uncle Miles Bach Quick Sands Kentucky part of a series completed by Christian Petersen
    • Uncle Bill

    • Artists--Iowa; Kentucky--History; Sketches
    • Sketch of ""Uncle Bill,"" W.H. Reams or Orlando Kentucky July 20, 1939 part of a series completed by Christian Petersen
    • Letter from George Nerney to Christian Petersen

    • Artists--Iowa; Petersen family; Childrens' stories--Pictorial works; Livres d'artistes
    • Personal letter from Christian Petersen friend, engraver George Nerney (Massachusetts), describing his responses to Hello Beautiful, a printed booklet Petersen created for his daughter Mary Charlotte Petersen.
    • Four Seasons Fountain

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Iowa State University; Public art
    • Four Seasons Fountain with the Memorial Union in the background. The maiden facing front nurses her newborn, the maiden facing right holds a basket of maize, and the maiden facing left plants the seed corn. The fourth maiden (not visible) holds ...
    • St. Bernadette

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Painted plaster figure of St. Bernadette of Lourdes. Given to St. Cecilia’s Church, Ames, Iowa, for the sanctuary by Petersen. Measuring 59.7 cm x 26.7 cm x 18.4 cm.
    • Christ with bound hands

    • Religious Art; Sculptures
    • Painted plaster statue of Christ. Given to Archbishop Rohlman who officiated at Petersen’s confirmation ceremonies in Dubuque, Iowa. Measuring 99.1 cm x 21.6 cm x 25.4 cm.
    • Samuel Nichols

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Christian Petersen in his studio working on the terra cotta bas relief of pastor Samuel Nichols for the Collegiate Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa.

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