Diabolo and Stick Set

image 2001-9

Object

Toys, Games & Sports equipment

Title

Diabolo and Stick Set

Material

Plastic
Nylon

Dimensions

Height (b): 405mm
Height (a): 97mm
Width (a): 122mm

Description

This is a pink and white plastic diabolo with two wooden sticks connected with white nylon rope. This type of toy was a popular in Victorian times. The diabolo is balanced and spun on the length of string then thrown into the air and caught again on the string. This prop was used by Circus Space, a circus arts training space, which moved into the old power station on Coronet Street, Hoxton in 1994.

Associated place

hoxton

Object number

2001.9

On display?

No

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