SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) (envelope has no. 31)

SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) (envelope has no. 31)

Set Information

Set Title
DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)(no 31 on envelope)
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that comes in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets.

Item Information

Item Title
SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number) (envelope has no. 31)
Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she has longer dark wavy hair and looks forward with her hands at her sides, she wears a white lacy top with a red ribbon at the neckline, her skirt slip is pink , stockings and shoes are red.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

Artist
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size:3 3/4 x 9 in. doll
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