Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Soldiers on platform

Object Number: 
Z.363
Date: 
1870-1910
Medium: 
Tin, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Four flat tin soldiers standing at attention mounted on rectangular wooden base.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group