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Cage W/2 lions; 1 cub; tiger; tiger cub; bear

Object Number: 
1953.58
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Wood, metal, plaster, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 18 3/4 x 6 in. ( 25.4 x 47.6 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Wooden hip-roofed structure painted green and white with four cages containing painted plaster animals: a white bear, a tigress and cub, and lioness and cub, and a lion.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, donor claimed this was part of the Humpty Dumpty Circus manufactured by A. Schoenhut of Philadelphia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group