Toy spacemen in Tokyo factory

PART OF:
The photographic library of the 'Daily Herald' newspaper
Made:
25 October 1961 in Tokyo
maker:
Associated Press
Are they 1984 troops?
    Associated Press Photograph of a parade Are they 1984 troops?
    Associated Press Photograph of a parade

Are they 1984 troops? Associated Press Photograph of a parade
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Associated Press

Are they 1984 troops? Associated Press Photograph of a parade
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Associated Press

Associated Press photograph titled 'Are they the 1984 troops?' Caption on back reads: What's this -- a preview of 1984? No, it's a parade of toy spacemen at a Tokyo toy factory. They are lined up ready to be shipped abroad in time to catch the Christmas trade. Toys are a growing feature of Japanese industry. She exported about £350,000 worth last year - 2.6 per cent of her total exports. The toy manufacturers get government help. Meetings are held twice a year to help to boost overseas trade.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/19477
Materials:
paper (fibre product) and ink
Measurements:
overall: 207 mm x 255 mm
type:
photograph
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford