Author Archives: Evelyn Yvonne Theriault
Father Time New Year baby, Santa Claus and others in sleigh A 19th Century Elf-like Father Christmas With Horse-drawn Sleigh
A Selection of Mechanical (wind-up) Toys And Novelties from an 1882 edition of the Automatic Toy Works Catalogue
You are viewing … THE BEST DOLL EVER MADE. This unique toy, when wound up, creeps and imitates the movements of a baby in the most natural manner, moving its hands and feet alternately as it passes along, and as … Continue reading
Here we can admire the officers, drummer and soldiers in red coats, white trousers, and busbies. They have a long march behind them, for they have come from the Upper Erz Mountains. Source: Toys, Trier, W. & Seyffert, O.
We see a number of wild and tame animals going for a walk in our picture. An elephant, a cow, a lion, a bear and two poodles. They are already old, and belong to the eighteenth century. Or perhaps they … Continue reading
The Jacks-on-strings are a very mixed company. They are all dressed up in their best clothes, and they wear particularly fine hats. Some look like soldiers, some like Punch, but they are all in jolly mood. f you pull the … Continue reading