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"Professor Pug Frog's Great Bicycle Feat" mechanical bank

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Charles A. Bailey ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1892

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
'Professor Pug Frog's Great Bicycle Feat' mechanical bank, Charles A. Bailey      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 7 3/4 x 10 3/16 x 3 3/16 in. (19.69 x 25.88 x 8.1 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions and Stickeron front side on center part of platform, inscribed: [PROFESSOR PUG FROGS / GREAT BICYCLE FEAT]; on right side on music note book: [MOTHER GOOSE / CIRCUS] on bottom, on sticker: [217G 6.1.7 / "Professor Pug Frogs" / 76 23001 31285 / 51675 / M#201 62400]
Physical Description: frog sitting on wheel at center of bank; two small figures on either side of bank; figure on right side with music notes between her hands
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.95
Artist: Charles Bailey, American, 1848-1926
Role: Designer
Nationality: American (Middletown, CT)
Life Dates: American, 1848-1926

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