Toy animal collection
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Cragside, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
Noah’s Ark toys were one of the few toys Victorian children were allowed to play with on a Sunday. Toys and books were banned, unless they related to the church and the bible.
Wooden Noah's Ark with fourteen animals (.1-14) and a red grouse (.15), in an ark (.16) with a ramp (.17).
Armstrong collection. Transferred by the Treasury to The National Trust in 1977 via the National Land Fund, aided by 3rd Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside (1919 - 1987).