MRS. LESLIE CARTER (title on reverse)

MRS. LESLIE CARTER (title on reverse)

Set Information

Set Title
FAVORITE FACES NOVEL SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, MRS. LESLIE CARTER, U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20 TH, 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 77-78 they discuss this series which describes four
English actresses and the personalities they played. MISS ADA REHAN, MISS JULIA MARLOWE, MRS. LESLIE CARTER, and MISS MAUDE ADAMS.

Item Information

Item Title
MRS. LESLIE CARTER (title on reverse)
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 short curly brown hair and looks to her left with both arms hanging down at her sides. she has a white top with a tight corset and a pink skirt. there is lace at the neck line and two rows around the bottom of her skirt. long pink stockings and small pink shoes. She wears no jewelry.
on reverse is the Tuck easel and palette trademark followed by RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, then the attached stand, and MRS. LESLIE CARTER C, U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH, 1894

In Set:C
Size:3 x 9 1/2 in. doll
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