Animal Car, from Circus Train
Wood, pigment, metal
a: Car: 12 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 22 1/8 in. (30.8 x 19.1 x 56.2 cm)
b: Elephant: 4 3/8 x 3/4 x 5 7/8 in. (11.1 x 1.9 x 14.9 cm)
c: Giraffe: 7 x 3/4 x 4 3/8 in. (17.8 x 1.9 x 11.1 cm)
d: Tiger: 3 x 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. (7.6 x 1.9 x 12.4 cm)
e: Zebra: 3 5/8 x 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (9.2 x 1.9 x 11.4 cm)
f: Polar Bear: 3 x 3/4 x 4 in. (7.6 x 1.9 x 10.2 cm)
g: Camel (show scale)
One one short end: Oval silver decal with green lettering: "A/ GRANDAD'S/ TOY/ [copyright logo] 1953 BY GRANDAD'S SHOP/ NORTH THETFORD, VT., U.S. A. [flanked by green pinetrees]"
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Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III
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Frank Tilton (American). Animal Car, from Circus Train, copyright 1953. Wood, pigment, metal, a: Car: 12 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 22 1/8 in. (30.8 x 19.1 x 56.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III, 2016.6.4a-g. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2016.6.4b.jpg)
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a: White painted rectangular car with open sides outlined and decorated in gold with six narrow upright dowels painted red, yellow, blue, red yellow, blue on each side; flat red roof, blue base with curved short ends with silvered metal hook and eye to either end, all raised on four white wheels decorated with alternating gold circles and triangles with red axles.
f: Polar bear
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