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Franklin Institute Award for Distinguished Service in Science

Artist:
Robert Tait McKenzie (American (born Canada), Almonte 1867–1938 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1914
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of the sculptor, 1918
Accession Number:
18.50
Not on view
Signature: [on the obverse]: [monogram]

Inscription: [on the obverse]: FRANKLIN MEDAL FOUNDED IN MCMXIV / BY SAMUEL INSULL; [on the reverse]: AWARDED / BY / THE / FRANKLIN INSTITUTE / TO FOR / SIGNAL & EMINENT / SERVICE IN / SCIENCE
the sculptor, until 1918
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