1880-1910

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Describe the toys of 1880-1910 period?

1880-1910

This time was perhaps the golden age of toys and dolls. Manufacturers in Europe and America were producing playthings of outstanding quality and diversity in design.

Toys of the Period include:

Lead soldiers made by William Brittain in England.
Exquisite dolls and automata produced in France.
Germany's imaginative tinplate and wooden toys, exported internationally.
The German soft toys industry which expanded rapidly with the popularity of the teddy bear.
The intricate mechanical money banks and horse-drawn toys made from cast iron in America.
American tinplate toys which clearly reflected the American way of life.

   

Comments

8/28/2006 1:12:38 AM
bethany said:

excellent tip;)


12/9/2007 3:18:15 AM
TOM said:

I HAVE A BOX OF HISTORIC KINGS AND QUEENS OF ENGLAND THEY ARE IN WOODEN BRICK FORM THE LAST ENTRY IS ABOUT 130 YEARS AGO ANY IMPO WOULD BE GOOD




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