SET: DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)

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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 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.

Items in Set

burgundy dress and straw hat
burgundy dress and straw hat
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burgundy dress with darker purple collar, sash and hemline. the sash at her waist is tied into a large bow, she holds a bouquet of yellow flowers in her right hand,
hat is straw with large burgundy purple feather plumes

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DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
DEAR DOROTHY, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
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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 looks forward and has both arms hanging at her sides, she wears a white lacy top with a purple slip skirt, purple stockings and shoes.
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.

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green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat
green and brown dress with elaborate cape and hat
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green dress with brown patterning at the hem, matching cape with yellow lace trim, matching brown boots and gloves, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand,
hat is green with a checkered ribbon, a brown feather plume and bouquet of flowers

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pink dress with white lace and apron
pink dress with white lace and apron
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pink dress with puffy shoulders, white lace at collar and cuffs, wide pink sash at waist, white socks and pink shoes, she holds a bouquet of flowers in her left hand.
hat is white with ink flowers and bows

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red and fur coat and cape and hat
red and fur coat and cape and hat
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red and fur trimmed coat and cape, she has black buckles and wears tall brown boots and gloves, she holds a pair of skate blades in her right hand,
hat is red with blue black feather plumes

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