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"Skippy-Racer" scooter

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John Gordon Rideout ; Harold L. Van Doren ; American National Company

Date

c. 1933

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
'Skippy-Racer' scooter, John Gordon Rideout      ;    Harold L. Van Doren      ;    American National Company
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Steel, paint, wood, rubber
Size: 31 3/4 x 43 3/16 x 6 1/2 in. (80.65 x 109.7 x 16.51 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: red metal body with white stripe detailing at wheels; black rubber footplate; black tires with white interior with red line detail; "Skippy-Racer" decal on each side; "Ball Bearing" decal above foot plate
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Don and Diana Lee Lucker
Accession Number: 2003.126
Artist: John Rideout, American, 1898 - 1951
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1898 - 1951

Artist: Harold Van Doren, American, 1895-1957
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1895-1957

Artist: American National Company, Toledo, Ohio
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: American, Toledo, Ohio
Life Dates: Toledo, Ohio
Added to Site: March 1, 2009