Ringmaster

Object Number: 
1953.61c
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Plaster, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 10.8 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Painted plaster figurine on small circular base; standing male figure wearing costume of circus ringmaster; light terracotta in color.
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