With the upswing of the 1920s, larger passenger ships were built again. The greatest technical innovation was oil firing, which replaced the coal firing of the ships that had been standard practice until 1914.
Elephants are among the most fascinating animals of all The majestic animals impress not only by sheer size - they can grow up to four meters high and weigh six tons - but by an extraordinary social behavior and interesting facts. No wonder a safari in the children's room would be unimaginable without elephants.
Around 1890, the Rhenish Royal Commercial Councillor Karl Eugen Langen, inventor, designer and entrepreneur, was engaged in the development of an overhead railway system for passenger transport. The Wuppertal suspension railway by Bing here in the museum is the only known, fully functional example.
Maybe this leaping frog of Bing was inspired by the fairy tale Frog Prince? But then why a hat and not a crown? We'll probably never know. The only thing that is clear is that this fun and colorful toy was a success and was offered in the program for a long time.