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Object Name: Coal wagon
Date: ca. 1912
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Medium: Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 7 x 3 3/4 x 13 in. (17.8 x 9.5 x 33 cm)
Description: Cast iron black cart with raised letters "COAL" driven by an African-American man and drawn by a single horse (horse probably a replacement, original paint removed).
Credit Line: Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
Object Number: 2007.18.1.12
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This vehicle was part of the cast iron toy collection of Henry Luce III (1925-2005).


Purchased from Hillman-Gemini Antiques, NYC, 1991