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"Tammany Bank" or "Little Fat Man" mechanical bank

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John D. Hall ; J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s

Date

c. 1873

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Tammany Bank' or 'Little Fat Man' mechanical bank, John D. Hall      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 3/8 in. (14.61 x 8.89 x 11.11 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions and Stickeron sides of chair, in relief: [TAMMANY / BANK (inside a circle)]; on back, incised: [PATd DEC 23 1878]; on bottom, incised: [PATd / June 8 / 1875] on bottom, on sticker: [#257-19 4 (inside a circle) / Tammany Bank / 74187B 80 / 4120 / #224M]
Physical Description: man with black hair, wearing black and grey suit, yellow vest and blue bow tie sitting in a red openwork chair
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.334
Artist: John Hall, American
Role: Designer
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Life Dates: American

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