Duplo LEGO Pre-School Basic Building Set, 1991

Summary

Duplos -- a larger version of the Lego brick -- were perfect for the small hands of a toddler. Introduced in 1969, Duplos stuck together well, but could be easily pulled apart. Toddlers could now create and build just like their older siblings and friends.

Duplos -- a larger version of the Lego brick -- were perfect for the small hands of a toddler. Introduced in 1969, Duplos stuck together well, but could be easily pulled apart. Toddlers could now create and build just like their older siblings and friends.

Artifact

Building blocks

Date Made

1991

Creators

LEGO koncernen (Denmark) 

Lego Systems, Inc. 

Place of Creation

Denmark 

United States, Connecticut, Enfield 

Creator Notes

Manufactured by LEGO koncernen and distributed by Lego Systems, Inc., Enfield, Connecticut

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

91.342.35

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic (Organic material)
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Yellow
Red
Blue
Green
Brown
Gray (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 10.375 in

Width: 8.625 in

Length: 9 in

Inscriptions

Label on each side of bucket: duplo / LEGO Pre School / Basic Building Set / AGES 2 - 5

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