London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
'Hector', a British teddy bear
with brown burlap plush, black boot button eyes, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose and mouth, swivel head, jointed arms with cloth pads and hump, 1910-20s --14¼in. (36cm.) high (legs replaced)
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For this actual bear see The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame - A Century of Historic Bears, by Michele Brown, page 139, where he is sitting on the bed.
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