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Alphabet frieze

Alphabet frieze

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    after 1974 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed paper, card

  • Museum number:

    B.221:1-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Four sheets of paper printed in colours to show illustrations of letters of the alphabet such as A/apple and an illustration of a basket with apples and a cut apple.
1. shows letters A to G
2. shows letters H to N
3. shows letters O to U
4. shows letters V to Z
5. box; mid brown card printed on all sides to show illustrations from the frieze design and details about the frieze and the makers. The date 1974 is shown against the act 'The Toys (Safety) Regulations 1974'.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

after 1974 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Printed paper, card

Marks and inscriptions

Made in England by Nina Klein, signature on lower right corner of zebra

Object history note

References: age 2+ L1451K; price label £1.95 James Galt & Co Ltd, Cheadle, Cheshire

Collected by the donor as part of a large group of toys and other material related to ABCs and alphabets

Descriptive line

Alphabet Frieze; English; after 1974

Production Note

Made by: Galt Toys
England

Categories

Children & Childhood; Education & Learning

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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