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Annual Princeton University Interscholastics medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Loren Murchison & Company, American  Search this
Issued by:
Princeton University, American, founded 1746  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
enamel on gold and metal with silk (textile) , dye and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2 11/16 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in. (6.9 × 3.6 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/4 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.6 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 1/8 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (2.8 × 3.5 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 3/8 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (3.5 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1933
Description:
Annual Princeton University Interscholastics gold medal for the 220 Yard event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1933. The medal consists of a gold toned bar pin holding an orange and black striped ribbon attached to a medal. The pin has a “C” clasp closure on the back and a bar that holds the ribbon. The ribbon is crimped to the front of the bar on either side. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is a gold colored medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. The medal is clover-shaped and has a round jump ring threaded through the top that is attached to the jump ring hanging from the bottom of the ribbon. In the center of the obverse of the medal is an enameled black and orange relief depiction of the Princeton shield. The top third of the shield is black with and gold toned, open book. The bottom of the shield is orange with a black chevron. Printed in relief around the shield is the text, [ANNUAL PRINCETON UNIVERSITY INTERSCHOLASTICS ·] and a laurel wreath along the edge of the medal. The reverse of the medal is stamped with text that reads, [1ST / 1933 / CLASS B] and engraved in the center, is text that reads [220 YD]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Murchison, an undistinguishable symbol with the text [G.F.] to the right and [MURCHISON / NEWARK] stamped below.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Children  Search this
Education  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.20
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5263b59be-c213-4e1a-958c-85bd5bddc14b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.20