SET: LITTLE MAIDS NEW SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, NO 41, SUNNY SUSAN

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Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. They discuss this series on page 121. It consists of four sets-SUNNY SUSAN, NO 41, SERENE SYBIL, NO 42, PLAYFUL POLLY, NO. 43, and FAIR FRANCES, NO. 44. The dolls and the dresses are not marked on the backs with names, descriptions or numbers but do contain the Tuck trademark and patent and printing info. The boxes are cardboard. PATENTED FEB.20 1894, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN

Items in Set

brown coat with red cape at shoulders, fur trim, muff and hat
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brown coat with red cape at shoulders, fur trim, muff and hat
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brown coat with stripes and a red cape at the shoulders, black fur trim accents and muff in her right hand, in her left hand she carries a blue bag purse, the hat is red with a large red bow centrally and brown feather plumes,
dress has an elongated neck to slide under the chin of the doll

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pink floral print dress with straw hat
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pink floral print dress with straw hat
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pink floral print dress with red ribbon tied at the neck, she holds a daisy flower in her right hand and wears long sleeve gloves, her stockings are brown and her shoes are black, the hat is straw with pink ribbon and two large pink bows,
the dress has an elongated neck to slide under the chin of the doll

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red dress and hat
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red dress and hat
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red dress with green ribbon accents and large green ribbon sash and bow at her waist, she wears long brown sleeve gloves and carries a bouquet of red roses in her left hand, the hat is straw with red accents and two red feather plumes,
the dress has an elongated neck to slide under the chin of the doll

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sailor style dress and straw hat
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sailor style dress and straw hat
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sailor style blue dress with wide red collar and blue ribbon at neck, she carries a small spade or shovel in her right hand, hat is straw with blue trim and one blue ribbon,
the dress has an elongated neck to slide under the chin of the doll

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SUNNY SUSAN, (title on box)
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SUNNY SUSAN, (title on box)
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 wavy brown hair and blue eyes and looks front, she wears a white undergarment slip with purple ribbon accents and bows, she holds her left arm slightly out at her side and her right bends across her body at the waist, she has striped stockings and small shoes with bows. One doll has been repaired with stockings and feet added and one is missing her feet

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