Steiff Teddy Bear

Image

Steiff Teddy Bear

Title

Steiff Teddy Bear

Identifier

1976-21.187

Description

(Animal, Stuffed; Bear, Teddy) Childhood Steiff Teddy bear belonging to Elizabeth Hardison (1924-2017) of Santa Paula.
A German stuffed animal company, founded by Margaret Steiff, created the first Teddy bear in 1902.
[Made in Germany; Used in Santa Paula, California]

Creator

Margarete Steiff GmbH

Date

1920-1940

Format

Color Photograph

Subject

Hardison Family
Teddy bears

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Paula (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Museum of Ventura County. All rights reserved.

Type

Image

Language

English

Original Format

Physical Object (Stuffed Teddy Bear)

Collection

Citation

Margarete Steiff GmbH, “Steiff Teddy Bear,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed November 29, 2020, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/2626.