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Mechanical bank "Always Did Love a Mule"

2006.44.2205 (RS83168)

Description

American painted cast iron mechanical bank entitled: "Always Did Love a Mule."

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
ALWAYS DID LOVE A MULE (On the back of the bank)
PAT'D APR. 22d / 18_9 (Not sure if it is 1889 or 1899)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cast iron
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Bank, Mechanical
cast iron
mechanical banks
Dimensions
8 3/8 x 10 3/16 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2205
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171719

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