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"Elephant Howdah (Man Pops Out)" mechanical bank


Enterprise Manufacturing Company


c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Elephant Howdah (Man Pops Out)' mechanical bank, Enterprise Manufacturing Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment, wood, fabric
Size: 5 15/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 1/2 in. (15.08 x 16.99 x 6.35 cm) (open)
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: standing elephant with a small man riding in box on elephant's back; red blanket
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.279
Artist: Enterprise Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, 1875-1888
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Philadelphia, 1875-1888
Added to Site: March 1, 2009