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Jumping jacks with original box

Jumping jacks with original box

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1979 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed cardboard

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pollocks Toy Theatres. [81/839]

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Four jamping jacks printed in colour of seven numbered press out pieces. The pieces have perforated holes to take the stringing. The back of the cards is green. The cardboard box, printed in colours to show the title, illustrations of the jumping jacks in pieces and a diagram to show how to assemble them. The box is green inside. There is also a bag containing four white strings, four plain wood beads and a number of eyelets and studs.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


1979 (made)


Unknown (makers)

Materials and Techniques

printed cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

Title on the front of the box: Fantocci. Turco, Arlechins, Pierotto, Chinese no 28, Stab. Tipo-Litegr. Elised Macchi-Milano.
Title on the back: Fantocci No. 28 (C)1979 Franz-Josef Haller Munchen, Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari, Roma. Made in Germany.
Title on the side: four Jumping Jacks, four Fantocci, four Hampelmanner, four Pantins. Conformite' aux normes francaises garantie pas Bass & Bass. Ne convient pas a un enfant de mains de 36 mois.


Height: 23.8 cm object, Length: 16.8 cm object, Height: 24.2 cm box, Length: 17.2 cm box, Width: 2.5 cm box

Descriptive line

4 Jumping Jacks made of coloured cardboard with origianl box, made in Germany in 1979.

Labels and date

Paintins, 1860-1979
A paintin in another name for a jumping jack. Paintins are usually made out of card. They come in sheets and have to be cut out and assembled. []


Cardboard; String (fiber product)


Printing; Assembling

Subjects depicted

Jumping jacks


Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys


Museum of Childhood

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