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Kite - Super Heroes Batman

Super Heroes Batman

  • Object:

    Kite

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1975-1976 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The Mettoy Company plc (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed polyethylene, printed card

  • Museum number:

    B.234-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Kite, sealed in original packaging, made from printed polyethylene. The kite has a large image of the superhero Batman. The printed card packet-top shows Batman with Superman and Spider-Man on its front, and on its reverse describes other products which were available.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1975-1976 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

The Mettoy Company plc (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed polyethylene, printed card

Dimensions

Length: 43.5 cm packet

Object history note

Part of the Edward Castle collection.

Descriptive line

Wembley Pocket Kite, Super Heroes Batman, Mettoy, Northampton, 1975

Production Note

Part of a range of 'Wembley Pocket Kites' which included Batman, Superman and Spider-Man.

Materials

Polyethylene; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Heroes

Categories

Play; Plastic; Character merchandise

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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