Mighty Robot

Made:
1964-1966 in Japan
Mighty Robot, 1960s, Noguchi, Japan.  Hand and Machine Tools. Mighty Robot, 1960s, Noguchi, Japan.  Hand and Machine Tools. Group shot of 2015-436, Atom Robot, 1950s, Yoshiya, Japan, 2015-437, Mechanical Walking Space Man Robot, 1950s, Yoneya,

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Mighty Robot, 1960s, Noguchi, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Mighty Robot, 1960s, Noguchi, Japan. Hand and Machine Tools.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot of 2015-436, Atom Robot, 1950s, Yoshiya, Japan, 2015-437, Mechanical Walking Space Man Robot, 1950s, Yoneya,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model, Mighty Robot, 1960s, Noguchi, Japan

Well-made, colourful and well detailed, this tinplate robot sold for a relatively low retail price, making it available to the widest potential market and helping shape public perceptions of robots.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
2015-444
Materials:
paint and tin (metal)
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment