This teddy bear was named ‘Aloysius’, after the bear in Brideshead Revisited by Mr William Simpson. Mr Simpson an avid collector of more than 250 teddy bears. This teddy has a biscuit colour close fur fabric with a pale muzzle. This teddy bear is dressed in a black knitted jumper with blue dungarees, a blue and white bib pocket and turn-ups, yellow plastic raincoat with Velcro fastenings and souwester which has had holes cut for the ears and tied on with red shoelace.
This teddy bear was a gift to Mr SImpson from Sheila and Jim Pople in 1996.