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"Betsy Ross Bicentennial Bank" mechanical bank


Al Davidson



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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'Betsy Ross Bicentennial Bank' mechanical bank, Al Davidson
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, aluminum, pigment
Size: 11 1/8 x 6 3/16 x 5 11/16 in. (28.26 x 15.72 x 14.45 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Inscriptions and Stickeron base front, in gold: [Betsy Ross]; on bottom: [1776-1976 / A Nation Fights For Freedom / BETSY ROSS BICENTENNIAL BANK / LIMITED EDITION OF 500 22] on bottom: designer's signature on sticker: [BETSY ROSS / Limited 500 / #22 / 76200 / 1776-1976]
Physical Description: Betsy Ross holding flag, seated on stool, sewing basket beside her; black cat behind skirt in back; brown base contains coin slot
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.644
Artist: Al Davidson, American
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American
Added to Site: March 1, 2009