Toy omnibus: Broadway 4th Avenue

Object Number: 
1954.234
Date: 
ca. 1872
Medium: 
Tin, iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 3 in. ( 18.4 x 34.3 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
stencilled: on sides: "BROADWAY 4TH AVENUE" stencilled: on back door: "UNION"
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron omnibus with driver, drawn by two white horses; white omnibus with red roof and stencilled floral decoration throughout; five pierced windows on each side and hinged door at back; driver in red and yellow.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group