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"Mohawk and Hudson Railroad" still bank


Van Gytenbeek Mfg. Co., Inc.


c. 1930

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Mohawk and Hudson Railroad' still bank, Van Gytenbeek Mfg. Co., Inc.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Metal, pigment
Size: 2 3/8 x 7 x 2 1/4 in. (6.03 x 17.78 x 5.72 cm)
Creation Place: United States, New York, New York
Culture: United States, New York
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionson PL side, in relief: [PIONEER TRAIN OF THE MOHAWK 7 HUDSON RAIL ROAD--1831]; on PR side, in relief: [FIRST TRAIN IN NEW YORK STATE, OPERATED BY NEW YORK CENTRAL]; in front, in relief: [ONE OF THE FIRST / TRAINS / OPERATED IN AMERICA]; on
Physical Description: train with 3 passenger cars and 1 freight car, on a pedestal; wagons, oxen, horses and train in relief on one side of pedestal; Native Americans and dogsled on opposite side
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.228
Artist: Van Gytenbeek Mfg. Co., Inc., New York
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: New York
Added to Site: March 1, 2009