Made: 1988
Handmade in 1988 and donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by Gwen Day.
The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Australia and in other countries reaching back to the 1870s. The Collection has a strong component of research material relating to Victoria.
This handmade toy bicycle is an example of innovative and imaginative use of recyled materials by children in creating their own play objects.

Physical Description

Toy bicycle, hand made from discarded beer can ring-pulls. The handlebars curve upwards and the ring-pulls are gold with black text and graphics. Acknowledgement: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Museum Victoria.

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