Jack-in-the-box Toy
Jack-in-the-box Toy


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories ➔ Jack-in-the-box Toy

Identifier:
137589
Description:
This version of the classic "Jack in the Box' features Mattel's very own "Jolly-Tune Clown." His box depicts popular children's songs with illustrations done by famous children's book illustrator Bob Routledge.
Date:
circa 1950
Materials:
Metal, Plastic, Cloth
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of William J. Glasgow
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
B is for Boxes (circa 1998 – 2014)

TOYS! (2018 – 2020)
This GRPM original exhibit featured toys and games from the museum’s collections in meticulously crafted displays representing childhood in different eras. This interactive, multi-generational exhibition of toys and games is sure to rekindle childhood memories and spark the creation of new ones.  
Makers/Donors
Mattel Inc
Mattel is an American company founded in El Segundo, California in January 1945 by founders Harold Matson and Elliot Handler. They produce toys for infants and children including Barbie, Matchbox cars, American Girl dolls, and many others.  Since their founding, Mattel has purchased other toy companies including Fisher-Price and Tyco Toys, and collaborates with others such as Disney, making it one of the most successful and revenue producing toy companies in American history. 

William J. Glasgow