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Coal wagon

Object Number: 
1998.4
Date: 
1900-1925
Medium: 
Iron, paint, twine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 17 x 5 in. ( 20.3 x 43.2 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on each side of wagon: "COAL"
Description: 
Cast iron coal wagon with grossly caricatured African-American driver, drawn by two horses; driver dressed in black clothing and round hat; red wagon with yellow wheels and whiffletree; graduated depth; one black and one brown horse; set of two tools - shovel and chute - painted in black.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Laura Harding
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group