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Object ID # 1959.002.033abcd
Object Name Kitchen, Play
Title Lithographed Toy Teacups & Saucers
Lexicon category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Date c. 1906
Artist Unidentified toy company
Made Unknown factory
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Lithographed tin toy tea set (predominately red) with printed dog & cat motifs decorating the four pieces - (a) saucer, (b) teacup, (c) saucer, (d) teacup. See RELATED for matching teapot and lid.
Makers mark None
Provenance Previously owned by Jean Reid (née Givens), b. 1899-d. 1991, who was married to William G. Reid.

Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. James Givens of the Massie district of Holland Township, Grey County. Her parents married in 1898 and were farmers. She mentioned that the toys she donated had belonged to her circa 1906. She later resided in Owen Sound, Grey County.

Her parents are buried at Greenwood Cemetery, in Owen Sound.

James R. Givens was born in 1875 and died in 1958. His wife, Mary Ann "Minnie" McKay Givens was born in 1871 and died in 1950.
Collection Toys & Games, 20th-c Collection
Material Metal/Ink
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Givens, James
Reid, W. G.
Reid, Jean
Subjects Cats
Children playing adults
Children's tea parties
Search Terms Massie