Bank

Object Number: 
2002.1.2273
Date: 
1950-1980
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A coin bank shaped like a tin can. The can is printed with a color scene of men in colonial dress standing on the steps of a huge stone building entitled "Jefferson Hands The Declaration Of Independence To John Hancock- Faulkner Mural-Archives Building" with a list of the other signers depicted. The top has a coin slot and the words "American Can Company/ New York/ Save means to live- The Tempest/ Act II Scene I". The bottom has the hatch for removing the coins.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group