white wedding dress (hat is missing)

white wedding dress (hat is missing)

Set Information

Set Title
BLONDE AND BRUNETTE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS DRESSING DOLLS, ARTISTIC SERIES XV. BELLE OF SARATOGA
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 purple holding flowers

Item Information

Item Title
white wedding dress (hat is missing)
Item Comment

white wedding dress, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand.
costume has attached neck to fit under head.
hat is missing.

Prefix:XV
In Set:C
Artist:MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size:5 3/4 in. x 8 in costume
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