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"Uncle Sam" mechanical bank

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Charles G. Shepard ; Peter Adams ; Shepard Hardware Company

Date

c. 1886

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G110
'Uncle Sam' mechanical bank, Charles G. Shepard      ;    Peter Adams      ;    Shepard Hardware Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 11 x 5 15/16 x 3 7/8 in. (27.94 x 15.08 x 9.84 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions and Stickeron bag, on PL side, inscriped: [U.S.]; on bottom, on PR side, on box, engraved: [PAT JUNE 8 _ 1886] on bottom, on sticker: [#280-14 3 (circled) / X "Uncle Sam Bank" / 74184B 275 / 4320 / #231M]
Physical Description: Uncle Sam wearing blue jacket with red pin striped pants and tall hat, holding green umbrella in left hand and standing on green and orange rectangular box; brown bag below his right hand on box
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.65
Artist: Peter Adams, American
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American

Artist: Charles Shepard, American
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American

Artist: Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, 1866-1892
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Buffalo, New York, 1866-1892
Added to Site: March 1, 2009