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Manufacturing Chemists Association Medal for Excellence in College Chemistry Teaching

1957 Joseph E. Renier Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966 Medallic Art Company (Founder) bronze 3 in. (7.7 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier 1967.93.57 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46A, Drawer 3


Luce Center Label

The Manufacturing Chemists Association, known today as the American Chemistry Council, was formed in 1872 and represents the chemical industries to state and federal governments. The obverse and reverse of Joseph Renier’s medal share the imagery of books and beakers, while the figures of a professor and his students on the reverse emphasize the role of teaching in advances in chemistry.

Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - chemistry

Allegory - arts and sciences - education

Architecture - science - laboratory

Figure(s) in interior - education

Miscellaneous - homage - teacher

Occupation - education - student

Occupation - education - teacher

sculpture - medal

metal - bronze

relief

About Joseph E. Renier

Born: Union Hill, New Jersey 1887 Died: New York, New York 1966

About Medallic Art Company

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