The Toy Collection

Girl doll with painted gypsum head. Sasha Morgenthaler, Zurich, 1940-1950. (c) Morgenthaler trust.
Girl doll with painted gypsum head. Sasha Morgenthaler, Zurich, 1940–1950.
The museum’s collection of toys comprises objects from the 18th to the 21st century, either produced or used in Switzerland. Intended both for didactic purposes and to amuse, toys often reflect the adult world in miniature, as is the case for instance with our collection’s two extraordinary doll kitchens. A key characteristic of the development of the toy has been the almost complete move from individual manufacturing to mass production. More …




Curator

Dr. Anna Lisa Galizia
annalisa.galizia@snm.admin.ch
Collections & Documentation
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CH-8021 Zurich

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