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Perambulator, 1930
 
   
Perambulator, 1930
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Brief Description: Rare tin in the shape of a blue tin with a lid in the form of child with teddy bear. Marked No.12701
Subject Date: 1930
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens (probably)
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: One of the main developments after the First World War was the production of tins to be used as children's toys; there had been a few made in the Edwardian period, but, with Germanys' economy in ruins, toy imports had dried up. This tin was sold with Melody Mix biscuits and the lid is the top of the pram.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 12.0cm, Width: 8.30cm (at base)
Subject: pram, teddy bear, object, domestic <childcare>, transport, childhood
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.543
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_543~1_506-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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