Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Robert Tait McKenzie
    born: Almonte, Lanark County, Ontario province, Canada ; died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • medal, 1914
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0029

Medal features three men soaring over a low hurdle. At periphery are two laurel branches. There is a streamer at the bottom, attached to the hurdle with the words "Joy of Effort." There is a wreath that makes up the outer border of the medal.