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Object Name: Wind-up toy
Date: ca. 1870
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Medium: Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 7 1/2 x 15 x 5 in. ( 19 x 38.1 x 12.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Tinned sheet iron windup toy depicting gig drawn by white horse, with two large rear wheels; gig wheels and driver painted red and green; stencilled yellow border and floral motifs on body.
Credit Line: Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 1955.5
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Marks: stencil: in yellow, on reverse: "Patented./Jan 25th & Feb 1st/1870"

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This object has been tentatively attributed to George W. Brown.