Published by Ancestry: Popular Toys in History: What Your Ancestors Played With

A tea party circa 1913. (Courtesy of William Creswell) Toys haven’t always been a part of childhood. It was only during the Victorian era that families began viewing play time as central to a child’s development. Paired with industrialization, that meant the invention of many new and exciting toys, with some more enduringly popular than…

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