Girl Power - Victoria

2006am2223 jpg l

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Acquired in 1998 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Galoob Toys Inc
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
MoC
credit
Given by Catherine Howell
date_end
1997-12-31
date_start
1997-01-01
date_text
©1997
descriptive_line
dimensions
[Doll] height: 11½ in [Handbag] height: 1¾ in with handle [Microphone] length: 1¼ in [Box] height: 13 in, width: 5½ in, depth: 2½ in
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
This is one a group of five dolls representing a popular British girl band of the late 1990s. By the middle of 1998, one of the girls had left the band.
id
10907
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T19:57:38.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T19:57:38.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
Spice Girls ™ Girl Power Victoria XX Spice Girls Official Merchandise For Ages Over 3 MADE IN CHINA Distributed by Galoob Direct Inc, a subsidiary of Galoob Toys Inc, South San Fransisco, CA 94080 ©1997 SPICE GIRLS LTD All Rights reserved TOY OPTIONS LIMITED [Doll] ©97GTI
materials
cardboard, vinyl, nylon, soft vinyl, cellophane
materials_techniques
[Doll] Vinyl, soft and hard, rooted saran hair [Dress] Nylon fabric, black; velcro
museum_number
B.120:1 to 9-1998
museum_number_token
b1201998
object_number
O8043
object_type
Posh spice
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
[Doll] Doll has an adult body, reverse socket head, rigid arms bent at the elbows and soft legs with internal knee mechanism. It is jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips. The feet are designed to have heeled shoes and the doll will not stand unaided. The hands are moulded with the four fingers together and a separate thumb. On the left hand is a 'gold' ring. The face is designed to represent Posh spice, Victoria Adams with brown eyes and straight black saran rooted hair which has been stiffened. [Dress] Black nylon fabric, slightly stretchy and shiny; sleeveless, short and fastening at the back with black velcro; the straps are thick threads and there is a thread between each at the back. Inside is a small white unmarked label sewn into a seam. [Shoe] High heeled shoe, with thickish heel, open toe and ankle strap with a small knob closure [Shoe] High heeled shoe, with thickish heel, open toe and ankle strap with a small knob closure [Handbag] Black plastic with strap handle; it does not open [Wristwatch] Band of silver coloured plastic which clips onto the wrist [Microphone] Hand held cone shaped microphone of black plastic [Box] Window box of card printed in colours to show the title, maker's details, details about Victoria Adams, the person the doll represents, photographs of the Spice Girls and the signature of Victoria. It opens top and bottom [Box lining] Folded and shaped card printed in pink with white and yellow starbursts representing stage lights. In the back are sets of small holes through which plastic covered wires are threaded. These are placed around the body and limbs of the doll to support it when boxed. The head is held by two plastic lengths which have to be cut away from the back of the head.
place
China
primary_image_id
2006AM2223
production_note
Galoob Direct Inc and Toy Options Limited are distributors Reason For Production: retail
production_type
mass produced
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
girl-power-victoria-posh-spice-galoob-toys-inc
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
printed, moulded
title
Girl Power - Victoria
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1997
year_start
1997