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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The 19th Century Continued: A Chronology of Types of Dolls Made
This list was originally compiled by Madeline Merrill in "The Art of Dolls: 1700-1940." This book was published in 1985 by the Hobby House Press, which publishes "Doll Reader" magazine. Mr. Merrill was also a photographer, and I had the privilege of corresponding with him when I was researching my book on metal dolls, "With Love from Tin Lizzie . . ."
China Bonnet head with black hair is courtesy Theriault's.
Dolls of Papier Mache and Composition
Dolls of Rubber and Gutta Percha
Mechanical and Novelty Dolls of Various Materials
All Bisque Dolls
Doll House Dolls Bisque