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Pollock's theatre "Aladdin."
Additional Title(s):


Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London : Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop, [approximately 2004]
[Harrow, England] : [Heritage Models], [approximately 2004]
Physical Description:
1 model ; covers 18 x 13 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN1972.P65 A45 2004
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger Pattenden
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Title from printed label on the interior of the card.
On front cover: Benjamin Pollock's toyshop.
"Handmade in England."--Back cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original mylar packaging, with envelope.
One of a series of handmade greetings cards designed by Roger Pattenden for Pollock's Toy Museum. The interior of the card displays a paper model of the theater with four levels of depth: the proscenium arch, the players, the side flats and the backcloth. The front cover incorporates artwork from one of the original toy theater designs. The back cover gives a short history of Pollock's Toy Museum and Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop.
Subject Terms:
Aladdin (Legendary character)
Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop.
Pollock's Toy Museum.
Pollock, Benjamin, 1856-1937.
Toy theaters.
Cut-paper works.
Greeting cards.
Pop-up books.
Toy and movable books.
Pollock's Toy Museum, publisher.
Pattenden, Roger, designer.
Heritage Models (Harrow, England), manufacturer.

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