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Bissell's Midget

Object Name: Miniature floor sweeper
Date: ca. 1890
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Medium: Wood, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 29 x 7 x 5 in. ( 73.7 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Grand Rapids
Description: Wood and metal miniature "Bissell's Midget" floor sweeper with four wheels, a spinning wire brush cleaner attatched to the base of a trapazoidal box; long cylindical wooden handle; top of box printed, "THIS TOY WILL REMIND YOU OF BISSELL'S FULL SIZED/ BISSELL'S / MIDGET/ CYCO BALL BEARING [?] FOR THE HOME".
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.772
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Marks: printed: on the top of the vacuum: "THIS TOY WILL REMIND YOU OF BISSELL'S FULL SIZED/ BISSELL'S / MIDGET/ CYCO BALL BEARING [?] FOR THE HOME".