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"Football Bank" mechanical bank


John Harper & Company, Ltd.


c. 1895

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Football Bank' mechanical bank, John Harper & Company, Ltd.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 4 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (11.11 x 26.04 x 8.57 cm)
Style: 19th-20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom, at center, engraved: [Rd No / 247326] on bottom, on sticker: [89G 3.3.6 / Foot Ball Bank / 762150 31800 / M#93 62600]
Physical Description: man standing with right foot on raised circular area on rectangular platform; brown building with latticework on one side opposite man
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.80
Artist: John Harper & Company, Ltd., Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, 1790-1980s
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: English
Life Dates: Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, 1790-1980s
Added to Site: March 1, 2009