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Bath toys

Bath toys

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1970 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rylands, Patrick (designers)
    Trendon Ltd (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Injection-moulded ABS, printed

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A bath toy in the shape of a fish made from injection moulded A.B.S. (plastic). It has an internal ballast weight to ensure that the toy keeps upright in the water. The plastic is yellow; the eyes of the fish are indicated by a black spot within a black ring.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)


1970 (manufactured)


Rylands, Patrick (designers)
Trendon Ltd (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Injection-moulded ABS, printed


Height: 10.1 cm, Width: 16.4 cm

Object history note

Historical significance: Winner of thhe Duke of Edinburgh's Prize for Elegant Design in 1970.

Descriptive line

Fishes, bath toys from Trendon range of toys




Injection moulding

Subjects depicted

Bird; Fish


Design Council Award Winner; Plastic; Dolls & Toys

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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