On View In:
Gallery 110
Artist:   Edward L. Morris
J. & E. Stevens Company  
Title:   "Acrobat" mechanical bank  
Date:   c. 1883  
Medium:   Iron, pigment  
Dimensions:   5 x 7 5/16 x 3 7/8 in. (12.7 x 18.57 x 9.84 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger  
Location:   Gallery 110  

Name:   J. & E. Stevens Company  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Name:   Morris, Edward L.  
Role:   Designer  
Nationality:   American  
Life Dates:   American  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Stickers on bottom, on stickers: [I ACROBATS] and [#1.9 / Acrobat Bank / 751175 3900 / 51200 / MI]  
Classification:   Dolls, Toys and Games  
Physical Description:   two swinging acrobats opposite each other; one acrobat hangs with feet; below him is raised red platform; rectangular blue platform at base of structure  
Accession #:   2003.236.60a,b  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts