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Plantation cart

Object Number: 
1998.20ab
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 11 x 4 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 27.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron plantation cart with grossly caricatured African-American driver, drawn by donkey; standing driver dressed yellow with hat; orange cart with openwork sides and front railing, tilts back on end when figure is removed; yellow wheels; black donkey.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Laura Harding
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group