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"Aristocrat" stapling machine

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Lester L. Wheeler ; William H. Gref ; Orto Heller ; E.H. Hotchkiss Company ; Plastic Turning Company

Date

1937

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
'Aristocrat' stapling machine, Lester L. Wheeler      ;    William H. Gref      ;    Orto Heller      ;    E.H. Hotchkiss Company      ;    Plastic Turning Company
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Industrial Design | Cast phenolic resin, metal
Size: 2 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. (6.99 x 19.05 x 6.03 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon bottom, molded: [MODEL H-31E/ THE E.H. HOTCHKISS CO./ MADE IN NORWALK, CONN./ U.S.A./ DES. PAT. 106162/ OTHERS PENDING]
Physical Description: black ovoid base; green marbleized wedge shape on top; black stapler lever
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Robert J. Ulrich Works of Art Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2004.77
Artist: Lester Wheeler, American (dates unknown)
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American (dates unknown)

Artist: William Gref, American (dates unknown)
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American (dates unknown)

Artist: Orto Heller, American (dates unknown)
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American (dates unknown)

Artist: Plastic Turning Company, Leominster, Massachusetts
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Leominster, Massachusetts

Artist: E.H. Hotchkiss Company, Norwalk, Connecticut
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: Norwalk, Connecticut
Life Dates: Norwalk, Connecticut
Added to Site: March 1, 2009