Robert Lansing Hardy Medal, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers

  • Joseph E. Renier, Robert Lansing Hardy Medal, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, 1956, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier, 1967.93.49

Luce Center Label

The Robert Lansing Hardy Medal was first awarded in 1955 to honor individuals under thirty years of age who demonstrated promise in the field of metallurgy. The smaller rondel on the reverse of Joseph Renier's medal depicts crossed hammers and an oil derrick, symbolizing the research interests of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers. The award is administered today by the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, a subgroup of AIME.

Title
Robert Lansing Hardy Medal, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
Artist
Founders
Date
1956
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Emblem
  • Object – foliage
  • Occupation – industry – oil
  • Portrait male – Hardy, Robert Lansing – bust
  • Occupation – industry – mining
Object Number
1967.93.49
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI