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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
Not currently on display at the V&A
On display with the Bath Preservation Trust

Automaton

1890-1910 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

On loan to Bath Preservation Trust at 1 Royal Crescent, Bath


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gold painted metal
Brief Description
Coin-operated automaton in the form of a bird in a cage. English, ca. 1890-1910.
Physical Description
Coin-operated automaton in the form of a bird in a cage. Gold painted metal cage with one singing bird on a branch. The mechanism is located in a compartment beneath the cage. There is a drawer at the base. Includes one winding key and one small locking key.
Credit line
Purchase made possible through the gift of an anonymous benefactor.
Subject depicted
Summary
On loan to Bath Preservation Trust at 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Collection
Accession Number
W.118-1975

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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