Doll, Baby; Pedigree Dolls & Toys; 1950-1959

Name/Title

Doll, Baby

About this object

This Pedigree Doll was made by Pedigree Soft Toys Ltd a subsidiary of Lines Bros. the worlds largest toy manufacturer in the late 1940s. In 1946, Lines Bros. Ltd. started on their overseas expansion programme, acquiring Joy Toys Ltd., manufacturers of dolls and soft toys, in Whangerei, New Zealand.

Doll's like the Pedigree were manufactured of hard plastic first introduced in the late 1940's as new plastics, developed during the Second World War, were adopted by civilian manufacturers. The hard plastic gave durability and allowed a high degree of detailing in a mass produced item.

Maker

Pedigree Dolls & Toys

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1950-1959

Period

1950s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, Whangerei

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed materials, plastic
organic, processed materials, textile, rayon
inorganic, processed materials, metals, steel

Measurements

h 375 mm x w 160 mm x d 160 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Object Type

toys

Copyright Licence  

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Tags
1950s
Domestic Life
Toys

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