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"Bill E. Grin" mechanical bank

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J. W. Schmitt ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1915

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Bill E. Grin' mechanical bank, J. W. Schmitt      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 4 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (11.11 x 8.57 x 6.03 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and StickerOn shirt in front in relief: [BILL E GRIN] on bottom, on sticker: [#14-12 / "Bill E. Grin" / x69100 650 / 4405 / #15M]
Physical Description: white colored bust of a man with big grin on his face; red tongue sticking out of mouth; eyebrows, lips, wrinkles, shirt button and outline of button strip in red; "Bill E Grin" in relief on shirt in front
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.9a,b
Artist: J. Schmitt, American
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: American

Artist: J. & E. Stevens Company
Role: Manufacturer
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009