The Eight, Modern Discus Thrower, The Plunger

The Eight, Modern Discus Thrower, The Plunger

The Eight, Modern Discus Thrower, The Plunger

The Eight: 1930. The shell was designed as a light fixture and its overall design resembles a barracuda with coxwain at the tail end'. 'McKenzie was said to have rendered the crew individually.The Modern Discus Thrower:  1926. McKenzie selected a pose that shows 'the same moment of the throw as taken by Myron, the pause between the backward andforward swings'. Posed by Hector MacDonald, Penn student, at Ipswitch, Massachusetts,.The Plunger: 1925. Posed for by Mifflin Armstrong, a Penn swimmer.  These three pieces were installed in the Pottruck Center in 2002.

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Pottruck Health & Fitness Center : 3701 Walnut St
Philadelphia PA, 19104

The Eight, Modern Discus Thrower, The Plunger

Year Built:
2002
Architect:
McKenzie: R. Tait