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This cast iron horse was recovered from excavations by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Johnson County. The Mission was established in 1839 and operated as a school until 1854. It then passed into private ownership and served different functions until it was acquired by the state of Kansas in 1927. Cast iron toys, like this half of a horse, were usually mass produced. This toy was cleaned by electrolysis which passes an electrical current through a liquid solution to separate the rust from the artifact.

Date: 1890-1934

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Cast Iron Horse from the Shawnee Methodist Mission, 14JO362 - 1

Item Number: 453432
Call Number: 14JO362-0
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 453432

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