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"Milking Cow" mechanical bank


J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s


c. 1888

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Milking Cow' mechanical bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1843-1950s
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 5 3/8 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/16 in. (13.65 x 24.77 x 7.78 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [168 G 7-1-8 / Milking Cow / 781 bodoc 7716250 / 751250 / 52M]--sticker detached during handling/exam--is now attached to data entry sheet
Physical Description: reddish-brown cow being milked by man in red shirt and blue trousers; man holds bowl between his hands; man's yellow hat to his right on green platform
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.97
Artist: J. & E. Stevens Company
Role: Manufacturer
Added to Site: March 1, 2009