SET: FAVORITE FACES NOVEL SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, MRS. MISS ADA REHAN, NO 1, U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20 TH, 1894

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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 No 1 (on box), MISS JULIA MARLOWE, MRS. LESLIE CARTER, and MISS MAUDE ADAMS.

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MISS ADA REHAN AS "KATHERINE" IN "TAMING OF THE SHREW"
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MISS ADA REHAN AS "KATHERINE" IN "TAMING OF THE SHREW"
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elaborate brown, red and green dress, she has a gold necklace and holds the train of the dress in her left hand, she has a white lacy top underneath,
she has an elongated neck to slip under the attached head,
hat is red with a white green feather plume

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MISS ADA REHAN AS "OLIVIA" in "TWELFTH NIGHT"
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MISS ADA REHAN AS "OLIVIA" in "TWELFTH NIGHT"
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purple and yellow patterned knee length dress, she has a matching jacket, she holds her left hand out above a green and brown piece of furniture.
she has an elongated neck to slip under the attached head,
hat is small and grey with purple and gold patterned band at rim and white feather plumes

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MISS ADA REHAN AS "LADY TEAZLE" IN "SCHOOL FOR SCANDEL"
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MISS ADA REHAN AS "LADY TEAZLE" IN "SCHOOL FOR SCANDEL"
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full length gown with yellow coat and top and white lacy skirt, she holds a fan in both hands at her waist and has a bouquet of blue flowers at her chest, there is added white hair to the shoulders and a necklace with a central pendant.
she has an elongated neck to slip under the attached head,
hat is red with false white hair, white blue tinged feather plumes

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MISS ADA REHAN AS "MISTRESS FORD" IN "MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR"(title on reverse)
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MISS ADA REHAN AS "MISTRESS FORD" IN "MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR"(title on reverse)
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fancy red gown with white lace at neck, down front and at hemline, patterned blue and gold blue bustle and overskirt, and sleeves. she has a purse hanging from the front,
she has an elongated neck to slip under the attached head,

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MRS. MISS ADA REHAN, U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20 TH, 1894
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MRS. MISS ADA REHAN,  U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20 TH, 1894
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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 right, her left arm hangs at her side and her right is bent at the elbow with her hand at her chest, she wears a pink, blue and white undercoat slip with lace, pattern and ribbons, her shoes and stockings are blue. 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. MISS ADA REHAN A, U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH, 1894

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