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"Squirrel and Tree Stump" mechanical bank


Robert E. Turnbull ; Mechanical Novelty Works


c. 1881

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Squirrel and Tree Stump' mechanical bank, Robert E. Turnbull      ;    Mechanical Novelty Works
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 4 in. (11.43 x 17.15 x 10.16 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom, on sticker: [#251-10 / Squirrel and Tree / Stump / 69300 750 / 4560 / #220M]
Physical Description: squirrel with small object in hands standing in front of tree stump
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.142
Artist: Robert Turnbull, American
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American

Artist: Mechanical Novelty Works, New Britain, Connecticut, 1870s-1890s
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: , American
Life Dates: New Britain, Connecticut, 1870s-1890s
Added to Site: March 1, 2009