Passenger Car, from Circus Train
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
Wood, pigment, metal
10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 22 in. (26.7 x 19.1 x 55.9 cm) (show scale)
Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III
Yellow painted rectangular wood car, hollow with half wall on short ends, long sides with five pairs of black painted "windows." On each long side, painted in black: " The Green Mountaineer" "GRANDAD'S VERMONT RAILROAD" "PULLMA[N]". Flat green roof and green base with curved short ends raised on four black wheels with yellow axles. Silvered metal hook and eye to either end of base.
Frank Tilton (American, 1888-1957). Passenger Car, from Circus Train, copyright 1953. Wood, pigment, metal, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 22 in. (26.7 x 19.1 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given in honor of Henry Christensen III, 2016.6.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2016.6.3_side.jpg)
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