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Policeman Whirligig

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Artist

Unknown

Title

Policeman Whirligig

Date

Early 1800s

Medium

Wood, painted

Dimensions

H.33 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0146.F

Collection

British Folk Art

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The term ‘whirligig’ comes from ‘gig’ meaning a whipping top, and can be used to describe any spinning or whirling toy.

Policeman Whirligig Early 1800s © Compton Verney