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Dog Toy - Masterpet, Ruff'N'Tuff, 'Pauline Hanson', circa 1997 Reg. No: HT 752
- Super Latex Ruff 'n' Tuff rubber squeaky toy for dogs, made by Masterpet circa 1997. The toy features a caricature of former One Nation Party leader Pauline Hanson's head. This object graphically illustrates how Hanson polarised the community and the extremity of emotional responses to her as a person and policy maker. This particular rendition of Hanson is particularly vicious but was extremely popular - suppliers consistently sold out of them. Then as the politician's star fell, production ceased.
- Small latex bust in original plastic packaging with cardboard section at top.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Michael Reason, 2002
|Dimensions:||25.00 cm (Height), 11.00 cm (Width), 13.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, toys, politics, dogs, anti-racism|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Secondary Classification:||Parliamentary Politics|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||front of label - MASTERPET/SUPER LATEX/RUFF/'N'/TUFF/SQUEAKY TOY|
|Manufacturer:||Masterpet, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1997|
|Person Depicted:||Mrs Pauline Hanson, Australia, circa 1997|