Model: Manhattan subway car

Object Number: 
1944.68
Date: 
ca. 1940
Medium: 
Wood, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 32.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
painted: in gold on each side: "MANHATTAN" painted: in gold twice on each side: "112"
Description: 
Model of elevated train car with brown painted wood and sheet metal body, glass windows, and metal wheels.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this model represents the type of car in use in circa 1880. It was made by the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Norvin H. Green
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group