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My pal spots - Pull Along Toy Dog

Pull Along Toy Dog

  • Object:

    My pal spots

  • Date:

    1993 - 1994 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    medium density fibreboard; paint; rubber; wood and leather

  • Museum number:

    B.114-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The body is made of medium density fibreboard; MDF; painted white with black spots in child proof paints and jointed with rubber at the shoulder; hip and tail lines. The whole is mounted on two plain wooden bars and four wooden wheels; screwed to the bars. Knotted beneath the head is a length of leather forming a pull rope. The ears of the dog are black rubber; glued on. It is hand finished. When pulled along; the whole gently sways back and forth.

Date

1993 - 1994 (made)

Materials and Techniques

medium density fibreboard; paint; rubber; wood and leather

Marks and inscriptions

bears a CE label showing the name and address and a MADE IN BRITAIN label of a Union Jack

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm

Object history note

References: Founded January 1993 by Pierrette and Michael John Lensvelt with Maggie Jones who acts as a PR. The company won the Good Toy Award; 1993 and the dog was displayed at the BGM exhibition of Toys that Move; 1993

The company is joining the British Toymakers Guild and is in the process of developing a larger range from these two.

Descriptive line

Pull Along Dog; English; 1993-4

Production Note

Made by: My Pal Toys
England

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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