A photograph of Mr and Mrs Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse in London, taken in 1935 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Mickey Mouse was created in 1928 by Walt Disney (1901-1966) and animator Ub Iwerks (1901-1971). Disney based the character on his pet mouse, his original sketches were reworked by Iwerks to make them easier to animate. Walt Disney married Lillian Bounds (1899-1997) in 1925, and she is credited with having named Mickey Mouse.
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- The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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- National Science and Media Museum
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