Marbles

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Date:1850 - 1950 (c.)

Description:This bag contains glass and pottery marbles from the 19th and 20th centuries.


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1750s
Moving Toy - dog
Moving Toy - dog

This metal figure of a dog has jointed legs. These work by means of levers, attached ...

1780s
Wooden Doll
Wooden Doll

This early doll has a wooden head and jointed body, with leather arms. The head ...

1800s
Cup and Ball; Top
Cup and Ball; Top

Before the widespread use of plastics in the 20th century, toys were made of natural ...

1820s
Wooden Dolls
Wooden Dolls

This group of little 'Peg Wooden' dolls are made of wood, with painted features ...

1840s
Pedlar Doll
Pedlar Doll

Pedlar dolls were ornaments to display in the home, not playthings. They were dressed ...

1860s
Walking Doll
Walking Doll

This 'walking doll' is known as 'Autoperipatetikos'. The walking mechanism is operated ...

1880s
Moving Toy - hat raising doll
Moving Toy - hat raising doll

This wooden figure holds a wooden top hat. A black lace is attached to the figure's ...

1900s
Puppets
Puppets

These Punch and Judy puppets have painted papier-mache heads and hats, mounted onto ...

1920s
Porcelain Head Doll
Porcelain Head Doll

This doll, sold under the trade name 'Revalo', was made by the German maker Gebruder ...

1940s
Soft Toys
Soft Toys

This group of soft toys belonged to a girl called Sarah. She was born during World ...

1960s
Plastic Doll
Plastic Doll

This plastic fashion doll, called 'Little Miss Vogue', comes with the original box ...

1990s
Construction Set
Construction Set

This construction set, made of coloured interlocking plastic pieces, was made by ...

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Donor ref:H12183 and H16919 (57/12185)

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