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Model: subway car for the New York City "E" Line

Object Number: 
1969.47
Date: 
ca. 1960
Medium: 
Wood, plastic, metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (car and track): 4 1/2 x 19 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 50.5 x 8.6 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on paper label affixed beneath car: "IND R-1 #491. Scale- 1/4"= 1' 0"/ Built July-August 1960 by Don/ Simon for George E. Horne." painted: in white on each side of car: "191" (2x); "JAMAICA 119"/ FULTON [illeg]/ E/ 8th AVE/ EXPRESS"
Description: 
Scale model of New York City "E" line subway car made of wood painted green and black, with plastic windows; wooden track mounted on wooden platform includes third rail.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the maker, Mr. Donald Simon, worked for the New York City Parks Department.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. George E. Horne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group