ARTISTIC SERIES VIII. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894.

ARTISTIC SERIES VIII. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894.

Set Information

Set Title
THE FAIRY TALE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS. ARTISTIC SERIES VIII. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894.
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On pages 46-51 they discuss this series.
consists of three sets, Artistic series no. VIII, IX, and X
Published in Britain and America. The American sets are marked on the reverse U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 and the British as PATENT NO. 23003
comes in a folded white folder with a picture of Little Red Riding Hood on the cover

Item Information

Item Title
ARTISTIC SERIES VIII. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894.
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. ,
brown hair slightly curled and long, gold headband in her hair, facing slightly left, both arms hanging down,
wearing a grey and white undercoat slip with ruffles at neck, sleeves and hemline. gold ribbon at waist with attached gold purse, short white socks and blue shoes.
costumes come with neck attached,
comes in a folded white folder with a picture of Little Red Riding Hood on the cover.
on reverse Tuck artistic series easel and palette trademark with BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. followed by the Tuck publishing info RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. ARTISTIC SERIES VIII. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 COPYRIGHT 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD.

Prefix:VIII
Size:4 1/4 x 9 in. doll
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