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Stuffed animal:Major Starr Doll Prototype

1980s

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

Harrison/Erickson, Inc. created the concept for the Major Starr's Dream Circus. The prototypes for the series included Major Starr, Nurse Bodkin, Bazil the Gorilla, Fireman Clown Aglet, Policeman Clown Tarragon, and the three stacking Pigasus Pigs. The plush cast of characters would perform under a yellow circus tent. Harrison/Erickson, Inc. included the Major Starr's Dream Circus in their presentations of toy lines and in promotional materials.

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  • Title: Stuffed animal:Major Starr Doll Prototype
  • Date Created: 1980s
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Subject Keywords: circus
  • Type: Teddy Bears and Stuffed Animals
  • Medium: felt, fabric, yarn
  • Object ID: 117.5461
  • Designer: Bonnie Erickson
  • Credit Line: Gift of Bonnie Erickson and Wayde Harrison in memory of Christopher

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