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"Golliwog" still bank


John Harper & Company, Ltd.


c. 1910-1925

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Golliwog' still bank, John Harper & Company, Ltd.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Aluminum
Size: 5 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 2 1/4 in. (14.92 x 7.14 x 5.72 cm)
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: silver figure of man with large smile; "pop" eyes; bushy hair; wearing tail coat, vest, bow tie; black color; coin slot in back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.627
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