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Side-wheel steamer pull toy

Object Number: 
INV.4507
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 4 in. ( 27 x 31.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Wood side-wheel steamboat pull toy with hull painted blue and red, deck and spinning paddlewheel on either side painted yellow, and spoked wheels painted light blue; wooden railing surrounds edge of deck which has holes drilled into it to accommodate several peg-like figures and tall, turned, and painted wooden ornaments.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group