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"Eagle and Eaglets" or "American Eagle" mechanical bank

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Charles M. Henn ; 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
'Eagle and Eaglets' or 'American Eagle' mechanical bank, Charles M. Henn      ;    J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 5 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 in. (13.34 x 17.15 x 10.16 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Stickeron back, engraved: [PAT JAN 23 / 1883] on bottom, on sticker: [#+8.17 / Eagle and Eaglets 3 (circled) / 7418713 180 / #75M 4200]
Physical Description: big greyish-white eagle with wing stretched out, sitting near its nest; two small eaglets in nest opposite large eagle; small orange animal below eagle; lever to the right in the form of a snake
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.72a,b
Artist: Charles Henn, 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