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Wind toy: wood choppers

Object Number: 
1966.1
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Wood, sheet metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 25.1 x 23.5 x 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Hot air toy with two sheet metal figures in silhouette, one chopping, and one sawing wood; hinged bodies are put into motion when sheet metal horizontal vane rotates wire axle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Learmouth
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group