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Expo Ernie stuffed toy

Significance 

This is a soft, fuzzy version of the robot mascot of Expo 86 in Vancouver. “Expo Ernie,” as he was known, was intended to represent the friendly face of future technologies, as he beckoned British Columbia into a new world of speedy public transportation and novel public spectacles.

Date Range 
1986
Place of Manufacture 
Made in Korea by Expo Souvenirs Ltd., Ontario
Dimensions 
35.5 cm high, 32 cm wide, 18 cm deep
Museum Location 
Storage
Catalog Number 
H986.27.2
Donor 
Expo Souvenirs Ltd.