Organised by The National Heritage Board under the SeeDifferent initiative (gramatically wrong but sounds more classy that the correct SeeDifferently) and MINT Museum of Toys, and facilitated by omy.sg, …
The Beatles! With Ringo on guitar and Paul playing with his right hand.
A toy Studebaker…
… powered by legs.
… from a time when they were literally packed in matchboxes.
And Mickey looked more like a real mouse in those days.
Next up: dolls
Popeye pushing tank: 1 of 4 remaining in the world…
… and with the off switch spelled wrongly.
Racist toys from 1920s’ and 1930s’ America.
King Kong – not on the Empire State but on NY’s Twin Towers. No wonder they collapsed.
And JFK reading about himself in the papers.
Of course, not every single photograph is the result of my own astute observation. I have to thank Randolph Chew for being such a knowledgeable guide and for pointing out many more quirks and eccentricities than what I have noted here.