Sand and gravel cart

Object Number: 
1998.3
Date: 
ca. 1950
Medium: 
Iron, paint, twine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 15 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 38.1 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on each side of cart: "SAND/&/GRAVEL" cast: on inside, left side of cart: "MADE IN U.S.A."
Description: 
Cast iron sand and gravel cart with driver, drawn by single horse; driver painted black; green cart with red wheels and hitch; black horse with gilt mane and tail; lower end of bottom of cart drops to ground when catch is unfastened.
Gallery Label: 
This toy is listed as "One-Horse Dump Wagon (Sand and Gravel)" (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Laura Harding
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group