World Collections Resources

From Mok the gorilla to Viking rings - fascinating objects from around the world

Explore

First World War Centenary led by IWM

Resources
Skip to main content
Accessibility Options | About us | Site Map

Toys Through Time

An old clockwork toy   

This toy clockwork tiger is from the 1960s. It is made of metal and has a soft, fleecy, tiger skin coat and a blue fabric bow tie. 

 

Can you see the key? 

 

When wound, this tiger sways backwards and forwards and beats the drum, which makes a 'rat-a-tat' sound.

 

The tiger must have been very carefully looked after because it still has its original box.

 

If you book the Education Workshop Toys Through Time you will see this special toy.




 
Document icon Learning article provided by: York Castle Museum | 

Comment on this page

This content is licensed under Creative Commons BY NC SA
RSS SubscribeXHTML CompliantCSS 2.0 Compliant
Accessibility Statement | Terms of Use | Site Map
Copyright © My Learning 2014. All Rights Reserved
Website by: The Digital Learning Agency