Moving Toy - dog

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Date:1750 - 1800 (c.)

Description:This metal figure of a dog has jointed legs. These work by means of levers, attached to wheels on the wooden base.


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1760s
Diabolo and Tip-Cat
Diabolo and Tip-Cat

Both diabolo and tip-cat were toys that children played at home, or in the street ...

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

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

1830s
Wax Head Doll
Wax Head Doll

This doll has a wax-over-composition head. The head was made from composition - ...

1860s
Walking Doll
Walking Doll

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

1890s
Moving Toy - barber and customer
Moving Toy - barber and customer

This tin model of a barber and his customer operates by a clockwork mechanism. When ...

1910s
Pot Head Doll
Pot Head Doll

This doll was made in Staffordshire during World War I (1914 - 1918). Imported ...

1940s
Soft Toys
Soft Toys

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

1960s
Puppets
Puppets

These glove puppets represent 'Sooty' and 'Sweep', two popular puppet characters ...

1990s
Construction Set
Construction Set

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

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