Frank Tilton (American, 1888-1957). <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)

Passenger Car, from Circus Train

Artist:Frank TiltonGrandad's Toy Shop

Medium: Wood, pigment, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:copyright 1953

Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 22 in. (26.7 x 19.1 x 55.9 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 4th Floor

Accession Number: 2016.6.3

Image: CUR.2016.6.3_side.jpg,

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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