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"Leap Frog Bank" mechanical bank

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Charles G. Shepard ; Peter Adams ; Shepard Hardware Company

Date

c. 1891

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Leap Frog Bank' mechanical bank, Charles G. Shepard      ;    Peter Adams      ;    Shepard Hardware Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 5 x 7 9/16 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 19.21 x 8.57 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron bottom, engraved: [PAT SEPT / 15. 1891] on bottom, on sticker: [#147G 10-2-12 / "Leap Frog Bank" / 73-410 6700 / M143]
Physical Description: person bending down for another person to jump over him; tree trunk in front of them; yellow squarish wall to their right; both people stand on green platform
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.108
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