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Anatomical teaching aid doll

Anatomical teaching aid doll

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    PVC, moulded; cotton jersey

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Hampshire County Council Museums Service

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

large soft vinyl baby doll, with reverse socket head and slight bent limbs;painted facial features, moulded hair, darkened at the top, open/closed mouth showing tongue, aqua blue sleeping eyes with nylon lashes; jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips
lower body has been cut between the legs into a rough circle to house the male genitalia; which consists of a half egg shape with appendages representing the scrotum and testicles or possibly the kidneys
with the doll is a cotton jersey diaper, with safety pins

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)


ca. 1970 (made)



Materials and Techniques

PVC, moulded; cotton jersey

Marks and inscriptions

PAT PEND 40727\70
inside B.199:2-1999; moulded


height: 20 in

Descriptive line

Vinyl doll (male) made in England for educational purposes in the 1970s

Vinyl kidneys and scrotum for doll (male) made in England for educational purposes in the 1970s

Nappy for doll (male) made in England for educational purposes in the 1970s

Production Note

Attribution note: The treatment of the body was not done by the manufacturer during production. It has been cut not moulded which suggests that someone else acquired the doll and adapted it.


Jersey; PVC




Education & Learning; Dolls & Toys; Children & Childhood; Plastic

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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