Pull toy: horse-drawn fire pumper

Object Number: 
1961.32
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 19.7 x 50.2 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron steam pumper with driver and brakeman, drawn by team of three horses, painted black and white; driver in black and blue with black fire hat; boiler attached to air chamber, frame and wheels, all painted white; red wheels, swingletree, and crossbar; bell mounted under crossbar.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group