Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection Photographs

 

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Creation Date

1945

Coverage

1890-2011

Date Range

1945

Description

This wind-up toy was manufactured by Unique Art Manufacturing Company. It features the popular characters from the comic strip, Li'l Abner by Al Capp. When the clockwork mechanism is activated with the metal key, Li'l Abner dances while Daisy Mae plays the piano, Pappy Yokum plays the drums and Mammy Yokum keeps time. The piano is decorated with comical sayings. it is made of lithographed tin.

Format

Digital Photograph

Source

Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection, "Learning Through Play" Exhibit in Leatherby Library

Keywords

Chapman University, Leatherby Library, Ralph L. Tomlinson, toys, antique, antiques

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