blue dress with large yellow ribbon (hat missing)

blue dress with large yellow ribbon (hat missing)

Set Information

Set Title
BLONDE AND BRUNETTE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS DRESSING DOLLS, ARTISTIC SERIES XIV. BELLE OF NEWPORT
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 55 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 55.
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 XIV. U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 COPYRIGHT 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD.
comes in a white folder with an image of a lady dressed in blue holding a tennis racket

Item Information

Item Title
blue dress with large yellow ribbon (hat missing)
Item Comment

blue dress with ruffles at the neck sleeves and hemline, she has a large yellow ribbon tied into a bow at her waist and a smaller one on her left shoulder. she wears four gold chains with small blue stones around her neck.
costume has attached neck to fit under head.

Prefix:XIV
In Set:A
Artist:MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size:5 x 8 1/4 in costume,
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