ANTIQUE TOY BANKS — The Whimsical Art of Saving
DVD. Companion to the exhibition, ANTIQUE TOY BANKS — The Whimsical Art of Saving, shown at San Diego International Airport.
Made of brightly painted cast iron or tin, toy banks often depicted animals and people in whimsical settings and situations. Inserting coins activated fascinating mechanical movements that entertained children while instilling the value of saving for the future.
Produced by Paul Marshall and Darlene Davies. Executive Producer - Rob Sidner. Videographer - Michael Griffith. Made Possible By: The Gwendolyn Peacher Exhibition Enhancement Fund.
A Production of Crown Point Media in Association with Mingei International Museum
Copyright 2006, Mingei International Museum