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Title

"A Whale of a Bank" still bank

Artist

George Knerr

Date

1975

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'A Whale of a Bank' still bank, George Knerr
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Iron, pigment
Size: 2 5/8 x 2 1/16 x 5 1/8 in. (6.67 x 5.24 x 13.02 cm)
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionstamped into side: [CK]
Physical Description: metal whale covered in white pigment; holes for eyes; coin slot at the top; mouth is open; tail is raised; on one side is printed: "A Whale Of A Bank"
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.1084
Artist: George Knerr, American, 1911-1979
Role: Manufacturer
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Life Dates: American, 1911-1979
Added to Site: March 1, 2009