Items in Category Paper Doll

FAIR FRANCES 8
FAIR FRANCES
Set Title
DAINTY DOLLIES SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, NO. 8, FAIR FRANCES WITH DRESSES AND HATS
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. They discuss this series on pages 135-6.
Box is made of white cardboard and is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN, LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL

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she stands with her head slightly tilted to her left, she has brown curly hair with a pink flower at her left temple and a part on the right, she wears a white and pink undergarment, long black stockings, and blck shoes with pink bows

green dress with red floral pattern and red ribbon, and hat 1-A
green dress with red floral pattern and red ribbon, and hat
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 1, DOLLY DARLING
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 1. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. Please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing on this series.

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green dress with red floral pattern, large red ribbon tied into a bow at her chest, lace at neckline, she has long sleeve gloves and brown shoes with red pompoms, hat is green with a red bow and a single red feather plume

blue coat with brown fur trim and hat 1-B
blue coat with brown fur trim and hat
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 1, DOLLY DARLING
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 1. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. Please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing on this series.

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blue coat with brown fur trim, she holds a small purse in her right hand, hat is blue with blue bow

yellow and purple dress, (hat is missing) 1-C
yellow and purple dress, (hat is missing)
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 1, DOLLY DARLING
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 1. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. Please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing on this series.

Item Comment

yellow and purple dress, she holds a doll dangling from her right hand

DOLLY DARLING (title on reverse) 1
DOLLY DARLING (title on reverse)
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 1, DOLLY DARLING
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 1. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. Please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing on this series.

Item Comment

she wears a long white slip or nightgown with blue ribbon accents, her shoes are blue, she has a strand of pearls around her neck

DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 2, DOLLY DIMPLE
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Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 2, DOLLY DIMPLE
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 2. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA.

Item Comment

more info needed

DOLLY DAISY, (title on reverse) 3
DOLLY DAISY, (title on reverse)
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 3, DOLLY DAISY
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 3. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. info and photos taken from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON. See page for a very complete listing on this series.

dress 3
dress
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 3, DOLLY DAISY
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 3. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. info and photos taken from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON. See page for a very complete listing on this series.

dress 3
dress
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 3, DOLLY DAISY
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 3. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. info and photos taken from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON. See page for a very complete listing on this series.

dress 3
dress
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO 3, DOLLY DAISY
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 3. PATENTED. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA. info and photos taken from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON. See page for a very complete listing on this series.

brown suit (hat is missing) 4
brown suit (hat is missing)
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO. 4, YOUNG AMERICA
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES,, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 4. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA.
info and photos from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON and the collection of SHIRLEY FISCHER online auction catalog

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brown suit, he holds a stick or riding crop in his right hand, wears long socks, and brown boots

green and brown coat (hat is missing) 4
green and brown coat (hat is missing)
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO. 4, YOUNG AMERICA
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES,, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 4. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA.
info and photos from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON and the collection of SHIRLEY FISCHER online auction catalog

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green coat with brown fur trim, he holds ice skates in his right hand, tall brown boots

white sailor suit and hat (hat is missing) 4
white sailor suit and hat (hat is missing)
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO. 4, YOUNG AMERICA
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES,, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 4. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA.
info and photos from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON and the collection of SHIRLEY FISCHER online auction catalog

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white sailor suit, he holds a rope coiled in his right hand and anchored in his left,

YOUNG AMERICA, doll 4
YOUNG AMERICA, doll
Set Title
DAINTY DOLL SERIES NO. 4, YOUNG AMERICA
Set Comment

come with one doll and costumes packaged within a travel trunk that folds open and is titled DOLLY'S DAINTY DRESSES,, marked ARTISTIC SERIES NO. 4. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK, PRINTED IN BAVARIA.
info and photos from the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON and the collection of SHIRLEY FISCHER online auction catalog

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he wears blue undergarments, black stockings, and black shoes, he stands with his left hand on his hip and his right hangs by his side,

dolls 1088
dolls
Set Title
doll book
Item Comment

more info needed in order to identify proper set and title. page title include THE NURSERY-MISS DOLLY'S BABY BROTHER, MISS DOLLY'S BEDROOM-BATHING THE BABIES, THE DRAWING-ROOM-MISS DOLLY'S "AT HOME"

DOLLIES ON THEIR TRAVELS
DOLLIES ON THEIR TRAVELS
Set Title
DOLLIES ON THEIR TRAVELS
Set Comment

contained in a red folder marked DOLLIES ON THEIR TRAVELS WITH THEIR TRUNK, SUITCASE, BAG, DRESSES, & HATS, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. LONDON-PARIS-BERLIN-NEW YORK-MONTREAL. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED T THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY.

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four dolls attached to the background scenery loosely so that the clothing and accessories can be easily removed and changed to make different combinations.

DEAR DOROTHY, DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) DEAR DOROTHY
DEAR DOROTHY, DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1,  (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she looks forward and has both arms hanging at her sides, she wears a white lacy top with a purple slip skirt, purple stockings and shoes.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat DEAR DOROTHY
green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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green dress with brown patterning at the hem, matching cape with yellow lace trim, matching brown boots and gloves, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand,
hat is green with a checkered ribbon, a brown feather plume and bouquet of flowers

pink dress with white lace and apron (hat is missing) DEAR DOROTHY
pink dress with white lace and apron (hat is missing)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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pink dress with puffy shoulders, white lace at collar and cuffs, wide pink sash at waist, white socks and pink shoes, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her left hand.
hat is missing

red and fur coat and cape and hat DEAR DOROTHY
red and fur coat and cape and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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red and fur trimmed coat and cape, she has black buckles and wears tall brown boots and gloves, she holds a pair of skate blades in her right hand,
hat is red with blue black feather plumes

blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat ROSEY RUTH
blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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dress is blue green with a small white snowflake decorative pattern, dark blue trim at hemline with a large blue ribbon at the chest, white lace at neckline and cuffs. She wears a pearl necklace and dark blue shoes.
dress is ankle length,
hat is straw colored with blue ribbon bows and white feather plumes.

green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur ROSEY RUTH
green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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long flowing green coat, matching cape and muff held in her right hand, shoes are black, gloves and socks are brown.
ankle length,
hat is green with a purple bow and white feather plumes.

red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat ROSEY RUTH
red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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red brown dress with blue trim accents at the neck, shoulders, waist, and hemline, she has brown gloves and holds a blue purse in her left hand and some small blue flowers in her right.
dress is knee length, she has brown boots,
hat is red brown with purple feather plumes and small blue flowers,

ROSY RUTH, DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) ROSEY RUTH
ROSY RUTH, DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she tilts her head slightly and looks forward, she wears a white lacy top with a blue slip, brown stockings and shoes.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

white and pink dress and straw hat ROSEY RUTH
white and pink dress and straw hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS, MES POUPEES, SERIE 1, DEAR DOROTHY, and ROSEY RUTH (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 8 COSTUMES ET 9 CHAPEAUX, PARIS, LONDRES, NEW-YORK, DEPOSE. Published for the French Market but the dolls within the box have the usual Tuck backs in English. It contains a full set each of the small sets of DEAR DOROTHY and ROSEY RUTH

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white dress with pink ribbon decorative trim with bows at the shoulders, and waist, pink accents at cuffs and hemline,brown shoes and she holds a closed parasol, in her right hand,
dress is ankle length,
straw hat has roses and pink ribbon bows

pink dress with white lace and apron 500-A
pink dress with white lace and apron
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. DEAR DOROTHY. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

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pink dress with puffy shoulders, white lace at collar and cuffs, wide pink sash at waist, white socks and pink shoes, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her left hand.
hat is white with ink flowers and bows,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

burgundy dress and straw hat 500-B
burgundy dress and straw hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. DEAR DOROTHY. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

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burgundy dress with darker purple collar, sash and hemline. the sash at her waist is tied into a large bow, she holds a bouquet of yellow flowers in her right hand,
hat is straw with large burgundy purple feather plumes,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

red and fur coat and cape and hat 500-C
red and fur coat and cape and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. DEAR DOROTHY. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

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red and fur trimmed coat and cape, she has black buckles and wears tall brown boots and gloves, she holds a pair of skate blades in her right hand,
hat is red with blue black feather plumes,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat 500-D
green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. DEAR DOROTHY. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

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green dress with brown patterning at the hem, matching cape with yellow lace trim, matching brown boots and gloves, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand,
hat is green with a checkered ribbon, a brown feather plume and bouquet of flowers,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

DEAR DOROTHY, doll (13 in.version, title on box) 500
DEAR DOROTHY, doll (13 in.version, title on box)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. DEAR DOROTHY. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Item Comment

doll, head separate but "attached at a proper angle, onto an elongated neck, space being left under the chin to slip on the separate costume which also came with a neck long enough to allow this manipulation" page 70 of PAPER DOLLS A GUIDE TO COSTUME BY CLARA HALLARD FAWCETT, 1951.
she looks forward, she wears a white lacy top with a blue slip skirt, brown stockings and shoes.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894. COPYRIGHT 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. CO. LTD.

burgundy dress and straw hat
burgundy dress and straw hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

burgundy dress with darker purple collar, sash and hemline. the sash at her waist is tied into a large bow, she holds a bouquet of yellow flowers in her right hand,
hat is straw with large burgundy purple feather plumes

DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she looks forward and has both arms hanging at her sides, she wears a white lacy top with a purple slip skirt, purple stockings and shoes.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat
green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

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green dress with brown patterning at the hem, matching cape with yellow lace trim, matching brown boots and gloves, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand,
hat is green with a checkered ribbon, a brown feather plume and bouquet of flowers

pink dress with white lace and apron
pink dress with white lace and apron
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

pink dress with puffy shoulders, white lace at collar and cuffs, wide pink sash at waist, white socks and pink shoes, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her left hand.
hat is white with ink flowers and bows

red and fur coat and cape and hat
red and fur coat and cape and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

red and fur trimmed coat and cape, she has black buckles and wears tall brown boots and gloves, she holds a pair of skate blades in her right hand,
hat is red with blue black feather plumes

red top, brown jacket, striped red and white skirt and hat 502-A
red top, brown jacket, striped red and white skirt and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, ARTISTIC SERIES 502, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894.MERRY MARION. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

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red top with small round gold buttons down the left, brown jacket with fur trim and buckle at waist, red and white striped skirt with light brown boots.
she holds a doll in her right hand,
hat is red with red and white striped ribbon tied into bows, red and white feather plumes,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

green dress with straw hat, (hat is missing) 502-D
green dress with straw hat, (hat is missing)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, ARTISTIC SERIES 502, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894.MERRY MARION. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Item Comment

green dress with small white dots, red and white lace at neck cuffs, and hemline,
red belt at waist and red ribbon at neck, she holds a red folded fan in her right hand, socks are red and shoes are brown,
hat is straw with flowers and greenery and red ribbon and bow (hat is missing)
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

MERRY MARION, doll (13 in. version, title on box) 502
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Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, ARTISTIC SERIES 502, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894.MERRY MARION. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Item Comment

doll, head separate but "attached at a proper angle, onto an elongated neck, space being left under the chin to slip on the separate costume which also came with a neck long enough to allow this manipulation" page 70 of PAPER DOLLS A GUIDE TO COSTUME BY CLARA HALLARD FAWCETT, 1951.
she has both arms hanging at her sides with the left turned out, she wears a white lacy top with gold ribbon, a gold slip skirt, brown stockings and boots, a gold bracelet on her right wrist, .
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. ARTISTIC SERIES 500, PATENTED. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894. COPYRIGHT 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. CO. LTD.

green dress with straw hat
green dress with straw hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

one envelope has No 33 on the bottom right corner,
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

green dress with small white dots, red and white lace at neck cuffs, and hemline,
red belt at waist and red ribbon at neck, she holds a red folded fan in her right hand, socks are red and shoes are brown,
hat is straw with flowers and greenery and red ribbon and bow

MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

one envelope has No 33 on the bottom right corner,
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she has both arms hanging at her sides with the left turned out, she wears a white lacy top with gold ribbon, a gold slip skirt, brown stockings and boots, a gold bracelet on her right wrist,
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

purple and gold dress and hat
purple and gold dress and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

one envelope has No 33 on the bottom right corner,
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

light purple dress with dark purple accents and gold trim at the neck, cuffs, and hemline, she wears brown boots and holds a stick in her left hand,
hat is gold with purple feather plumes,

red top, brown jacket, striped red and white skirt and hat
red top, brown jacket, striped red and white skirt and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

one envelope has No 33 on the bottom right corner,
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

red top with small round gold buttons down the left, brown jacket with fur trim and buckle at waist, red and white striped skirt with light brown boots.
she holds a doll in her right hand,
hat is red with red and white striped ribbon tied into bows, red and white feather plumes

white dress with blue jacket and hat
white dress with blue jacket and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, MERRY MARION, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

one envelope has No 33 on the bottom right corner,
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Comment

white dress with small gold swirls down the front of the dress, blue jacket with brown fur trim and three large fasteners on the front,
knee length, small brown shoes and brown stockings,
hat is blue with gold ribbon and white feather plume

blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat
blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .

Item Comment

dress is blue green with a small white snowflake decorative pattern, dark blue trim at hemline with a large blue ribbon at the chest, white lace at neckline and cuffs. She wears a pearl necklace and dark blue shoes.
dress is ankle length,
hat is straw colored with blue ribbon bows and white feather plumes.

green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur
green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .

Item Comment

long flowing green coat, matching cape and muff held in her right hand, shoes are black, gloves and socks are brown.
ankle length,
hat is green with a purple bow and white feather plumes.

red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat
red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .

Item Comment

red brown dress with blue trim accents at the neck, shoulders, waist, and hemline, she has brown gloves and holds a blue purse in her left hand and some small blue flowers in her right.
dress is knee length, she has brown boots,
hat is red brown with purple feather plumes and small blue flowers,

ROSY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
ROSY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .

Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she tilts her head slightly and looks forward, she wears a white lacy top with a blue slip skirt, brown stockings and shoes.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

white and pink dress and straw hat
white and pink dress and straw hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .

Item Comment

white dress with pink ribbon decorative trim with bows at the shoulders, and waist, pink accents at cuffs and hemline,brown shoes and she holds a closed parasol, in her right hand,
dress is ankle length,
straw hat has roses and pink ribbon bows

white and pink dress and straw hat 501-B
white and pink dress and straw hat
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSY RUTH, ARTISTIC SERIES 501, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. ROSY RUTH. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Item Comment

white dress with pink ribbon decorative trim with bows at the shoulders, and waist, pink accents at cuffs and hemline,brown shoes and she holds a closed parasol, in her right hand,
dress is ankle length,
straw hat has roses and pink ribbon bows,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur 501-C
green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur
Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSY RUTH, ARTISTIC SERIES 501, PATENTED. (larger 13 in. version, artistic series numbers,
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions.This is the larger sized doll and series of dresses. The doll's head is separate but to be attached to the body so that the dresses slide under the chin and hair. There are no slits. They are marked with titles on the boxes but only identified as ARTISTIC SERIES on the backs of the dolls and dresses. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH. They come in white cardboard boxes titled DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS PATENTED FEBRY 20TH 1894. ROSY RUTH. HER HATS AND HER GOWNS. DESIGNED BY MARGRET MCDONALD. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Item Comment

long flowing green coat, matching cape and muff held in her right hand, shoes are black, gloves and socks are brown.
ankle length,
hat is green with a purple bow and white feather plumes.
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll