What is the purpose of a fulchau? I really don't know. I bought three of them for one dollar each over ten years ago at a dollar store in Boulder, Colorado. The fulchau is made in China. It's a plastic whistle, with a knockoff Barbie doll head attached to one end by a spring. The whistle has a compartment for two AA batteries, and the doll head has a light bulb in it. Do you know anything about fulchaus? If you do, please share your knowledge. -- Mark Frauenfelder

These photographs were taken by William “B. Baltimore” Brown. They are published here with his kind permission.

Here's an article I wrote that describes fulchaus. As of January 4, 2002, this article was the only thing that showed up in a Google search for "fulchau."