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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/O/3
TitleMr Elf
Date1900s
DescriptionWhen teaching young children music notes Madge Atkinson used Mr Elf as a teaching aide. He would hold a note of music in his hand.

Mr Elf has clothing made from brown and green suede and he wears a leather cape. His arms and legs can be manipulated to sit in a certain position.
The music note cards contain a crotchet, a semibreve, a minim, a quaver, a semiquaver, 'bumpety notes' (a semiquaver and an augmented quaver attached), and a triplet of quavers with a note written on the back explaining that 'Mr Crotchet' gives the three quavers 'special permission to be played in the same time as two'.
Extent1 leather and suede doll and 7 music cards
Physical Description300mm x 110mm
FormatObject
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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