Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Herbert Adams
    born: Concord, Vermont, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • medal, 1934
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 7.2 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 13/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0093

Recto: At center there is a nude male figure holding a fishing pole in both hands. At the bottom there is flat land and lines in background make up the body of water.

Verso: At center there is a fish that is halfway out of the water. Ripples and a small splash indicate that the fish is popping up out of the water. Text surrounds image. Swirl design at BC. Border of medal is almost octagon shaped.