Fire patrol

Object Number: 
1998.32a-i
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Iron, wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (wagon): 8 x 15 x 4 1/2 in. (20.3 x 38.1 x 11.4 cm)
Marks: 
cast: on each side of wagon: "FIRE PATROL"
Description: 
Cast iron fire patrol wagon with driver and three firemen; blue wagon with cream-colored trim, wheels, and hitch; driver on brown suit and hat; firemen in red and black; one black and one white horse; two lamps at each side of driver's seat; two wooden barrels at back of wagon.
Gallery Label: 
In a complete piece, the horses have a galloping action when pulled (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Laura Harding
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group