173 mm (height)
Place of origin
GermanyOrder this image
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
Tin plate clockwork maid known as 'Busy Lizzie'. Printed facial features and brown hair in a bun. Wearing a red and white spotted dress and a blue and white apron. Threaded through each hand is the handle of a carpet sweeper with an imitation wood surface. A key (attached to a clockwork mechanism inside her dress) protrudes from her left hand side.
Marks and inscriptions
Underside of base: Brit. Pat. appl. for./ BUSY/ LIZZIE/ made in Germany./ D.R.P.A./ U.S. Pat. appl. for.