purple and white dress and hat (hat is missing)

purple and white dress and hat (hat is missing)

Set Information

Set Title
BLONDE AND BRUNETTE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS DRESSING DOLLS, ARTISTIC SERIES XIII. BELLE OF THE WEST
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 53 they discuss this series.
consists of four sets, BELLE OF THE SOUTH-ARTISTIC SERIES XII, BELLE OF THE WEST-ARTISTIC SERIES XIII, BELLE OF NEWPORT-ARTISTIC SERIES XIV, and BELLE OF SARATOGA-ARTISTIC SERIES XV. -all with four costumes and matching hats, costumes come with neck attached, published in America. NOTE-there were British sets also published with these artistic series numbers but they are in a different series.-see page 52.
Each is marked 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 . U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 COPYRIGHT 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD.

Item Information

Item Title
purple and white dress and hat (hat is missing)
Item Comment

purple dress with dark purple line decorative accents, white with purple line ruffles at shoulders and across chest to waist, ribbon hangs down at waist to a bow. she holds a fan in her right hand, her gloves and long and tan colored. she wears three necklaces.
costume has attached neck to fit under head.
hat is missing.
comes with advert on reverse EAT QUAKER BREAD! MADE FROM PURE LIQUID MALT. IS KNOW AND RECOGNIZED AS THE FINES FLAVORED, MOST DELICIOUS AND PALATABLE HOME-MADE BREAD IN THE WORLD. RETURN 30 ART COUPONS TO YOUR DEALER AND RECEIVE ONE OF RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS' IMPORTED LARGE PAPER DOLLS, WITH FOUR BEAUTIFUL DRESSES. THE HEISSLER & JUNGE CO., SOLE MANUFACTURERS.

Prefix:XIII
In Set:D
Artist:MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size:5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.costume
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