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"Giant in Tower" mechanical bank


John Harper & Company, Ltd.


c. 1892

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Giant in Tower' mechanical bank, John Harper & Company, Ltd.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 9 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (23.5 x 8.57 x 8.57 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron back on giant, engraved: [Rd No / 1968 11] on bottom, on sticker: [102 G / 34 O.C. / giant in Tower / 834700 804700 / N / 827500]
Physical Description: red brick tower with yellow arched door and windows on front side; two arched windows on the back; giant with baton in hand on roof of tower
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.64
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