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"William Tell" mechanical bank

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Russell A. Frisbie ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1896

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'William Tell' mechanical bank, Russell A. Frisbie      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 6 5/8 x 10 9/16 x 3 11/16 in. (16.83 x 26.83 x 9.37 cm)
Style: 19th-20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom, inscribed: [PATENTED JUNE 28 1896] on bottom, on sticker: [290-15 2 (circled) / x William Jill / 6575 200 / 4225 / #237M]
Physical Description: man in black, yellow and red costume holds gun aimed at tower-like structure in front of him; small boy standing on top of flight of steps of tower; figure and tower on green rectangular base
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.55a,b
Artist: Russell Frisbee, 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