Frank Tilton (American, 1888–1957). <em>Engine, from Circus Train</em>, copyright 1953. Wood, pigment, metal, 10 1/2 x 7 5/8 x 22 1/8 in. (26.7 x 19.4 x 56.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III, 2016.6.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2016.6.1_side.jpg)

Engine, from Circus Train

Artist:Frank TiltonGrandad's Toy Shop

Medium: Wood, pigment, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:copyright 1953

Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7 5/8 x 22 1/8 in. (26.7 x 19.4 x 56.2 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 4th Floor

Accession Number: 2016.6.1

Image: CUR.2016.6.1_side.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Black painted squared engine with raised rear section with cut-out window; flat red roof; front top with silvered metal bell between square-profile uprights with attached narrow modern pull-string and two truncated columnar "smoke stacks; front with protruding red bumper and above a short squat columnar "headlight" with yellow painted front; all on a black painted base raised on black four wheels with red axles; silvered metal hook to rear of base.

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