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Frank Hornby & Mechanical Toys – Britain, Germany & the USA.

One  further date for Deborah’s lecture on Frank Hornby and Mechanical Toys –  Bristol  on 21 March  on 17 May 2018.  Further information here.
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The fascinating and entrepreneurial Frank Hornby was the inventor of Meccano, The Hornby Railway and Dinky Cars – one of the great toy designers.  The lecture is based on Deborah’s research for The History of Toys.

Lecture: Frank Hornby & Mechanical Toys – Britain, Germany & the USA

Microsoft Word - Document8Deborah is delighted to have been asked to give the inaugural lecture to the new South Yorkshire Branch of the Newcomen Society, at Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield on 23 January 2017. The lecture will be Frank Hornby & Mechanical Toys – Britain, Germany & the USA. She will also give the lecture to the North East Branch on 21 March and in  London  on 12 April, 2017. Continue reading Lecture: Frank Hornby & Mechanical Toys – Britain, Germany & the USA