Wind-up toy: horse-drawn buggy

Object Number: 
1955.5
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 15 x 5 in. ( 19 x 38.1 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
stencil: in yellow, on reverse: "Patented./Jan 25th & Feb 1st/1870"
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron windup toy depicting gig drawn by white horse, with two large rear wheels; gig wheels and driver painted red and green; stencilled yellow border and floral motifs on body.
Gallery Label: 
This object has been tentatively attributed to George W. Brown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group