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Squeak toy (robins)

Squeak toy (robins)
Title
Squeak toy (robins)
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Papier-mâché, wood, leather, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 14 x 13.7 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Squeak toy with molded, fiber-covered, papier-mâché mother and baby robins mounted on rectangular base/bellows; mother robin is mounted on a post, while baby robin is mounted on a projection attached to the bottom of the inside of the bellows, so that when the bellows is pressed, the baby robin stays in place while the mother is brought down to meet it.
Object Number 
INV.5290
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group