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"Consul" The Educated Monkey

Object Number: 
2009.53.11
Date: 
1916-1918
Medium: 
Painted tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 5 1/2 in. (15.2 x 14 cm)
Description: 
Green multiplication calculator with movable monkey in a red suit that coordinates numbers and points to answers, text: ""CONSUL"/ THE/ EDUCATED/ MONKEY/ SET FEET TO POINTS AT TWO NUMBERS,/ FINGERS WILL LOCATE THEIR PRODUCT."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group