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Mechanical toy:Bubble Blowing Monkey

Alps Toy Midzuno Co.1950-1960

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

Although European, American, and Japanese toy manufacturers produced some unsophisticated battery-operated toys before World War II, after the war Japanese toy makers took the art to new levels. Many Japanese manufacturers designed thousands of battery-operated toys such as the monkey blowing bubbles. This toy was manufactured by the Alps Toy Midzono Co., founded in 1948, and it demonstrates four actions.

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  • Title: Mechanical toy:Bubble Blowing Monkey
  • Creator: Alps Toy Midzuno Co.
  • Date Created: 1950-1960
  • Location: Japan
  • Type: Mechanical Toys
  • Medium: lithographed tin, plastic, wire, fur, glass, cloth
  • Object ID: 99.715

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