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"Boy on Trapeze" mechanical bank

Artist

J. Barton Smith Co.

Date

c. 1888

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Boy on Trapeze' mechanical bank, J. Barton Smith Co.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 10 1/2 x 5 x 5 in. (26.67 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [#22-13 / Boy on Trapeze / 70150 375 / 4350 / #23M]
Physical Description: boy in red and blue outfit wearing red floppy hat; rods on his legs balance him on 2 poles; stand with poles has latticework design on all sides including bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.73a,b
Artist: J. Barton Smith Co., Philadelphia
Role: Manufacturer
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Life Dates: Philadelphia
Added to Site: March 1, 2009