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The Bulls and Bears in the Market
Oil on linen
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This heavy metal figurine of a bison is a spring-loaded paper embosser. The stamp for embossing is under the bison's front legs, press on its back to operate. The emboss reads "L.S. Graves,/ M'f'r. of/ Boot & Shoe/ Machinery/ Cor. Of Mill & Factory Sts./ Rochester, N.Y.".
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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