Doll, Baby; Pedigree Dolls & Toys; 1950-1959
Doll, BabyAbout 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.
inorganic, processed materials, plastic
organic, processed materials, textile, rayon
inorganic, processed materials, metals, steel
h 375 mm x w 160 mm x d 160 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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