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85/651 Money box, bust of Jack Lang, metal, maker unknown, probably made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1931-1932. Click to enlarge.

Money box bust of Jack Lang

Probably made
Money box, bust of Jack Lang, metal, maker unknown, Australia, 1931-1932.

Cast metal money box in the shape of a bust of the New South Wales Labor Premier Jack Lang. (John Thomas (Jack) Lang (1876–1975)) Mounted on a rectangular metal base attached by two screws. Slot for money on top of the head.

Summary

Object No.

85/651

Object Statement

Money box, bust of Jack Lang, metal, maker unknown, probably made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1931-1932

Physical Description

Money box, bust of Jack Lang, metal, maker unknown, Australia, 1931-1932.

Cast metal money box in the shape of a bust of the New South Wales Labor Premier Jack Lang. (John Thomas (Jack) Lang (1876–1975)) Mounted on a rectangular metal base attached by two screws. Slot for money on top of the head.

Marks

Stamped inscription at base "The People's Champion J. T Lang / LANG IS RIGHT'

Dimensions

Height

250 mm

Width

140 mm

Depth

125 mm

Production

Probably made

Notes

The maker of the money box is not known. It was probably made in Australia between 1931 and 1932.

History

Notes

The money box is shaped as a bust of John Thomas (Jack) Lang (1876–1975), a politician in the New South Wales, Australian Government.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1985

Acquisition Date

17 May 1985

Cite this Object

Harvard

Money box bust of Jack Lang 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 2 December 2021, <https://ma.as/52152>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/52152 |title=Money box bust of Jack Lang |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=2 December 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

Incomplete

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