Hahlo-125-133, Norman Wait Harris medal

American Numismatic Society, 1987.147.74.

125. The Norman Wait Harris prize in [sic] the Art Institute of Chicago.

133. Reverse of the Norman Wait Harris medal.

Chicago banker and philanthropist, Norman Wait Harris (1846-1916) established the Harris medal and cash prize in 1902 as an award for a painting as selected by the jury of the Annual Exhibition of the Art Institute of Chicago. Medals were not awarded until 1909, the year Brenner created the dies.