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Dover Dentzel Carousel Horse. Philadelphia: G.A. Dentzel Co...
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Dover Dentzel Carousel Horse. Philadelphia: G.A. Dentzel Company, ca. 1885. Carved outside row wooden stander of a neighing horse with flowing mane and carved saddle and bridle. 56 x 13 x 61”. Restored in 1987 to original state by conservationist Rosa Patton. Gustav Dentzel emigrated to the United States from Germany in 1860. Having spent his youth carving carousels for his father, Dentzel began to do the same in the U.S. and found such great success that he opened the G.A. Dentzel Company in 1867. Upon his death in 1909 his son William took over, and the business continued to operate until 1928. From the famous “Dover Dentzel” carousel. Originally built in 1896 by the G.A. Dentzel Company, the “Dover Dentzel” at Brookside Park was beloved by generations of children and adults alike for its well-preserved carousel horses. Third party transportation required.
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Dover Dentzel Carousel Horse. Philadelphia: G.A. Dentzel Co...

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Dover Dentzel Carousel Horse. Philadelphia: G.A. Dentzel Company, ca. 1885. Carved outside row wooden stander of a neighing horse with flowing mane and carved saddle and bridle. 56 x 13 x 61”. Restored in 1987 to original state by conservationist Rosa Patton. Gustav Dentzel emigrated to the United States from Germany in 1860. Having spent his youth carving carousels for his father, Dentzel began to do the same in the U.S. and found such great success that he opened the G.A. Dentzel Company in 1867. Upon his death in 1909 his son William took over, and the business continued to operate until 1928. From the famous “Dover Dentzel” carousel. Originally built in 1896 by the G.A. Dentzel Company, the “Dover Dentzel” at Brookside Park was beloved by generations of children and adults alike for its well-preserved carousel horses. Third party transportation required.
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