London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
Henry VIII Teddy Bear
by Sue Schoen of Bocs Teganau, a jointed bear with red velvet cape and beaded and feathered cap, 1991 --12¼in. (31cm.) high; and a gold painted wooden throne
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See The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame - A Century of Historic Bears, by Michele Brown, page 134 and 135.
This bear was retained from a limited edition of 200 sold at the museum. He was made to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the birth of his namesalke. The museum was housed in a Tudor farmhouse once the property of Henry VIII.
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