Toy model

Object Number: 
2002.1.4822
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
12 x 7 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
An envelope containing a paper articulated horse toy model. The envelope is printed with running horses on the front and on the reverse "Enclosed Model Of A Horse. One sixth life-size, in correct proportions. Every joint is moveable, and the model can be placed in every possible natural position by turning the single joint where the oxillet holes are fixed...". The instructions continue with suggestions for use. The horse toy is brown and printed to resemble a natural horse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group