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"Wimbledon Bank"


John Harper & Company, Ltd.


c. 1885

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Wimbledon Bank', John Harper & Company, Ltd.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, brass, pigment
Size: 5 3/8 x 12 3/16 x 2 15/16 in. (13.65 x 30.96 x 7.46 cm)
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Stickerstamped on bottom: [Rd (d is underlined and raised next to R) No (o is underlined and raised next to N) 33821] paper sticker, on bottom: [#291 2-2-4/"Wimbledon Bank"/ 803500 AD NEG]
Physical Description: uniformed soldier, wearing helmet, lying on stomach with crossed legs, holdong rifle; he is aiming toward a bunker with a red, white and blue flag; the top of the base made to look like grass is a plaque: 'Wimbledon/ Bank'
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.823
Artist: John Harper & Company, Ltd., Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, 1790-1980s
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: English
Life Dates: Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, 1790-1980s
Added to Site: March 1, 2009