Teddy Bear Story
Saturday 10 May to Sunday 27 July
Special Exhibitions Room
Pay What You Can*
'Teddy Bear Story' celebrates the special toys that have been childhood companions to millions of people. The exhibition traces the history of teddy bears, and investigates the world-wide production and success of this favourite toy.
Well-known bears feature, from folk and fairy stories to picture books, film and television, along with some teddies that have their own personal stories to tell.
Exhibition organised by the V&A Museum of Childhood, London.
Teddy bear, Chad Valley Company Limited, England, c1955, © Victoria and Albert Museum