Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medal
  • Robert Tait McKenzie
    1867–1938
    born: Almonte, Lanark County, Ontario province, Canada ; died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • medal, 1936
  • 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
  • 1954.0104
Multimedia
Description
Exhibitions

Recto: Image of nude male standing on right leg with left hand raised toward the right. Man has left leg raised and pointed to the right. His right arm is bent at elbow and hands holds a round weighted ball. Text at CR and CL.

Verso: Image of four nude men running. All four are in sync with left leg planted on ground and right leg raised in motion to take the next step. At TC there are three birds in flight. At BC there is an animal with long tail in running pose.