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"Acrobat" mechanical bank

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Edward L. Morris ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1883

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
'Acrobat' mechanical bank, Edward L. Morris      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 5 x 7 5/16 x 3 7/8 in. (12.7 x 18.57 x 9.84 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Stickers on bottom, on stickers: [I ACROBATS] and [#1.9 / Acrobat Bank / 751175 3900 / 51200 / MI]
Physical Description: two swinging acrobats opposite each other; one acrobat hangs with feet; below him is raised red platform; rectangular blue platform at base of structure
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.60a,b
Artist: Edward Morris, American
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American

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