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"Consul" The Educated Monkey

"Consul" The Educated Monkey
Title
"Consul" The Educated Monkey
Date 
1916-1918
Medium 
Painted tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 5 1/2 in. (15.2 x 14 cm)
Description 
Green multiplication calculator with movable monkey in a red suit that coordinates numbers and points to answers, text: ""CONSUL"/ THE/ EDUCATED/ MONKEY/ SET FEET TO POINTS AT TWO NUMBERS,/ FINGERS WILL LOCATE THEIR PRODUCT."
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2009.53.11
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group