Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Society of Artists Sydney Australia 1926 (AD)
Awarded to: Sir W. Baldwin Spencer
Other Details: Medal designed by G. Rayner Hoff as an award for the advancement of Australian Art. It was minted in 1926 and awarded to Sir W. Baldwin Spencer, university scientist, anthropologist, photographer and administrator.
A bronze medal (52 mm. diameter) featuring Art standing naked with drapery over shoulder holding paint brush and easel. The name of the recipient is engraved on the edge.
Art standing naked with drapery over shoulder holding paint brush and easel; across medal 'SOCIETY OF ARTISTS / SYDNEY AUSTRALIA' and the artist's name in small lettering, 'G. RAYNOR HOFF'.
Reverse: 'IN APPRECIATION OF GOOD SERVICE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF AUSTRALIAN ART'.
Engraved: 'SIR BALDWIN SPENCER K.C.M.G. 1926'.
Edge: SIR BALDWIN SPENCER K.C.M.G. 1926 Obverse: SOCIETY OF ARTISTS SYDNEY AUSTRALIA and the artist's name in small lettering, G. RAYNOR HOFF Reverse: IN APPRECIATION OF GOOD SERVICE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF AUSTRALIAN ART
Type of item
51 mm (Outside Diameter), 58.97 g (Weight)
Exhibition Collection Management
51 mm (Length), 51 mm (Width), 3 mm (Height)
Medal only, box dimension 74 x 18 mm.