London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
by Sue Quinn of Dormouse Designs, a jointed artist bear wearing school uniform with satchel and label on foot, 1987 --16¼in. (41cm.) high
Sue Quinn founded Dormouse Designs in 1978. In 1987 inspired by her son going to school she created Bramble School-days. In 1983 Sue was acclaimed British Toymaker of the Year.
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For this actual bear see The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame - A Century of Historic Bears, by Michele Brown, page 34; The Ultimate Teddy Bear Book, by Pauline Cockerill, page 94; and The Teddy Bear Encyclopedia, by Pauline Cockerill, page 179.
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