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Toy Pumper Wagon

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Toy Pumper Wagon

Artist: Unknown

Date: c. 1890
Medium: painted metal with string
Dimensions:
18 inches (45.7 cm)
Classification: Toys
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 51.900.49
1979 York Appraisal: 594
Accession Number: 1981.200
DescriptionFour painted red wheels; green seat; one white horse and one black horse with red tack; one fireman in seated position; pegged to fit; holding hemp-like string as reins; black whip with string; whip and fireman figure removable (fireman figure tied to horses via reins - through his hands); 9 black sticks (fuel for pump)
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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