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Passenger Car, from Circus Train

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Wood, pigment, metal
DATES copyright 1953
DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 22 in. (26.7 x 19.1 x 55.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Unmarked
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.6.3
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Frank Tilton (American). Passenger Car, from Circus Train, copyright 1953. Wood, pigment, metal, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 22 in. (26.7 x 19.1 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III, 2016.6.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2016.6.3_side.jpg)
IMAGE side, CUR.2016.6.3_side.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Yellow painted rectangular wood car, hollow with half wall on short ends, long sides with five pairs of black painted "windows." On each long side, painted in black: " The Green Mountaineer" "GRANDAD'S VERMONT RAILROAD" "PULLMA[N]". Flat green roof and green base with curved short ends raised on four black wheels with yellow axles. Silvered metal hook and eye to either end of base.
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Frank Tilton (American). <em>Passenger Car, from Circus Train</em>, copyright 1953. Wood, pigment, metal, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 22 in. (26.7 x 19.1 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III, 2016.6.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2016.6.3_side.jpg)