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Dec 23, 2021

The Horrible Tragedies Caused By Bizarre 1950s Kids’ Toys | Hidden Killers | Absolute History

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How far our safety regulations have come…


Dr Suzannah Lipscomb looks at the hidden dangers of the British post-war home. In the 1950s, people embraced modern design for the first time after years of austerity and self-denial. The modern home featured moulded plywood furniture, fibreglass, plastics and polyester — materials and technologies that were developed during World War II.

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