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"Creedmoor" mechanical bank

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James H. Bowen ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1877

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
'Creedmoor' mechanical bank, James H. Bowen      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 6 3/4 x 10 3/16 x 2 11/16 in. (17.15 x 25.88 x 6.83 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron raised area on upper side of platform, engraved: [CREEDMOOR / BANK / PAT NOV 20 1877] on bottom, on sticker: [#63-18 / x "Creedmoor Bank" / 6065 1 (circled) / 150 / #53M 4155]
Physical Description: man in red, yellow, grey and black costume holds gun aimed at broken tree turnk; dark blue cape wrapped around man's shoulders; man wears red and yellow hat; man and tree trunk stand on green rectangular platform
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.74
Artist: James Bowen, American, active c. 1877-1906
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: American, active c. 1877-1906

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