Toy spacemen in Tokyo factory

Made:
25 October 1961
maker:
Associated Press

Are they 1984 troops? Associated Press Photograph of a parade of toy spacemen at a Tokyo toy factory. 1961.
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Associated Press

Are they 1984 troops? Associated Press Photograph of a parade of toy spacemen at a Tokyo toy factory. 1961.
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
Object Number:
1983-5236/19477
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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