One’s standing on the other is on his horse, these two vintage soldier toys were made to move on their own through the magic of physics. The balance toys depicted in this vintage illustration would make a great addition to a craft project about old toys, soldiers or horses.
Tales Worth Telling, Traveller’s Adventures by Sea and Land was published by Munroe and Francis & C.S. Francis & Co. in 1852. They didn’t identify an illustrator which is a shame since they used so many wonderul illustrations within its pages.
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