R. Tait McKenzie

Richard Tait McKenzie, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0119873
R. Tait McKenzie
Also Known as
Robert Tait McKenzie
Tait McKenzie
Almonte, Ontario, Canada
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Canadian, born Almonte, Ontario, Canada 1867-died Philadelphia, PA 1938; active USA 1904-1938
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  • Almonte, Ontario, Canada
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Luce Artist Biography

Robert Tait McKenzie was a surgeon, a major in Canada’s Royal Army Medical Corps, and a gymnast who taught physical training at the University of Pennsylvania. In Philadelphia, McKenzie became a colleague of Lord Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, and McKenzie’s sculpture The Ideal Scout appears at many scout headquarters across the United States.

Works by This Artist (1 item)