Annual Princeton University Interscholastics medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Loren Murchison & Company, American
Issued by
Princeton University, American, founded 1746
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Medium
enamel on gold with metal , silk (textile) , dye and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2 5/8 × 1 3/8 × 5/16 in. (6.7 × 3.5 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 5/16 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.5 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 1/8 × 1 3/8 × 5/16 in. (2.9 × 3.5 × 0.8 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 toned medal for the Javelin 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 leaf wreath along the edge of the medal. On the reverse of the medal is stamped with text that reads, [3rd / 1933 / CLASS B] and engraved in the center, is text that reads [JAVELIN]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Murchison that reads [MURCHISON / NEWARK].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Children
Education
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.22
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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