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93/338/43 Bunnykins figure, 'Astro Bunnykins Rocket Man', DB20, earthenware, Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd, England, 1982. Click to enlarge.

Astro Bunnykins Rocket Man

Made by Royal Doulton Tableware Limited in England, United Kingdom, Europe, 1982.

The Museum owns an impressive collection of delightful Bunnykins figures made in England by Royal Doulton. The collection was the gift a Sydney collector, Robert Walmsley, who donated 140 Bunnykins figures and music boxes in 1993.

The story of Bunnykins began in the early 1930s when Barbara Vernon’s bunny drawings caught the attention of her father, Cuthbert Bailey, the general manager of Royal Doulton’s factory in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. A young nun and a history teacher at an English conven...

Summary

Object No.

93/338/43

Object Statement

Bunnykins figure, 'Astro Bunnykins Rocket Man', DB20, earthenware, Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd, England, 1982

Physical Description

Bunnykins figure, 'Astro Bunnykins Rocket Man', DB20, earthenware, Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd, England, 1982

Dimensions

Height

105 mm

Width

50 mm

Depth

55 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Walmsley, 1993

Acquisition Date

1 October 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

Astro Bunnykins Rocket Man 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2019, <https://ma.as/134665>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/134665 |title=Astro Bunnykins Rocket Man |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=7 December 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Apollo 11 Exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum.

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