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Grandmother Handmade Paper Doll McLoughlin Betsey Brunette 1875 Paper Doll
A rather unusual hand made paper doll.  The 3" paper doll is a cutout from a magazine and depicts a rear profile of an older woman. McLoughlin Bros. 1875. This doll is the same doll later used in the Dolly Varden Series for Betsey Brunette and Bertha Blonde.
McLoughlin Bertha Blond 1875 Paper Doll 13” Embossed Die-cut Victorian Scrap of Young Boy in Sailor Suit with Fishing Net, Probably Tuck
McLoughlin Bros. 1875. This doll is the same doll later used in the Dolly Varden Series for Betsey Brunette and Bertha Blonde. A 13 1/4" embossed die-cut Victorian scrap depicting a young boy in sailor suit and red cap with fishing net.
The Bridal Party Series Stokes 1895  A Year of Paper Doll
This set may be more familiar in the die-cut boxed verse, but was among a series of paper dolls made by Tuck as a way allowing people of various income levels to afford this popular paper doll. 7” paper doll with 11 of 12 costumes from a Year of Paper Dolls, by E.S. Tucker.1895.  Frederick A. Stokes Co. NY.
Set of 5 Die-cut Alpine Figures with Horse & Donkey Decorated for a Festival c1900 Baby Blue McLoughlin Paper Doll with 3 Costumes, Dolly Varden Dolls Series c1876
5 different embossed die-cut Alpine figures dressed in festival attire.  All appear to be poised to dance. The women in dirndl skirts and the men in lederhosen all adorned with flowers A two-sided 11” Baby Blue paper doll with three (3) two-sided costumes by McLoughlin Bros. c1876. It is from the Dolly Varden Dolls series, which introduced a dramatic change in the style of previous dolls.
Group of 9 Gouache Wentzel (?) Paper French Infantry Soldiers 1870s 5 Fine Snow Angel Scraps - White Winter Wear Toys & Holly
Nine (9) gouache paper soldiers Believe to be French Infantry Soldiers. c1870s. Most like printed by F. Wenzel Five (5) different 6 1/2" x 3 1/4" embossed die-cut Victorian scraps of snow angels.
 Naive Pennsylvania Paper Cuts - 2 Woman, a Horse and Cart with Rolling Wheels.  Elizabeth S. Tucker Princes and Princesses Paper Dolls. Frederick Stokes Company.New York.1895
c1900.  Includes two approximately 5"  mirror image cutwork (folded in half and cut so left and right sides are identical), a free hand horse with vertical slices in the tail to give the appearance of hair and a folded paper cart constructed of a base, harness and wheels all held in place with straw.  Naive pencil decoration on the two woman. This set of seven, single sided, paper dolls represent princes and princess. Illustrated by Elizabeth Tucker.  A popular subject matter of the time. Each with several costumes, as well as some with a few accessories. Wilhelmena - 3 costumes 1 hat Marguerite - 3 costumes Princess - 3 costumes 3 hats Friedrich - 3 costumes 2 hats Prince of Wales - 3 costumes 1 hat Louis - 3 costumes 1 hat Mary - 3 costumes (1 with hat included) Dolls measure 7" each. . Illustrated by Elizabeth Tucker.
Elizabeth S. Tucker A Year of Paper Dolls . Frederick Stokes Company .New York.1894 Scarce 24 Alphabet ABC Occupational Victorian Scraps or Reliefs c1880
A cut paper doll set, lacking original wrapper. The passing of the year can be joyfully marked with the help of this doll. A cardboard double-sided, paper doll that is meant to be dressed according to the month of the year. Drawn and water-colored by Elizabeth Tucker. All twelve costumes are included in this set, however it is lacking a few of the accessories. This set does not include the calendars. Four (4) hats lacking.  7" doll.. This set does not include the monthly calendars printed on the costume; a second version has a calendar month per costume. A set of  Victorian Scrap or Relief alphabet or ABC occupational die-cut figures circa 1880.
The History of Little Fanny, Exemplified in A Series of Figures, S. and J. Fuller, 1811 A Large Family of 19 Handmade Watercolor Paper Dolls c1890s
A 15 pp book with original slip case.  It is The History of Little Fanny, Exemplified  in a Series of Figures. Original date 1811.  8th Ed.  Includes six (6) of the seven (7) original costumes.  Hats lacking.  The head has been replaced with a very good watercolor likeness. Wear on slip case. An important part of paper doll history.   Although not perfect, a nice introductory piece. An excerpt from a web page below nicely tells the story of S and J Fuller and how their importance in paper doll history from the UNT library. S. and J. Fuller The London toy novelty firm, S. & J. Fuller, produced a series of books between 1810 and 1816 that came with a paper doll and various outfits, hand-colored and cut-out. The small books told stories in verse, centered on a character represented by the paper doll. The character  wore a specific outfit in each episode of the verse; thus, as the book was read, the doll was supposed to be dressed in the appropriate attire. The books would often tell morality tales aimed at children. As an example, in Little Fanny, Fanny is at first an "idle" girl whose chief activity is playing with her dolls. When her mother refuses to accompany her to the park, she escapes with her maid and is soon robbed of her clothes. She appears next as a beggar girl and slowly works her way out of poverty and into different outfits until she is able to return to her mother. In the end, Fanny has learned her lesson and appears reading a book instead of playing with a doll. The Fuller paper doll design is different than the original paper dolls of the 1790s. Instead of having an entire body, the doll consists of only a head and neck. The neck serves as a tab that slides into slots in the backs of the outfits. The books were quite expensive compared to other colored children's books. Selling from five to eight shillings, they would have been marketed toward the upper class. For more information on see  Paper Doll Toy Books c1810-1823 by S. & J. Fuller and Other European Manufacturers on our website. This rather large late Victorian family includes a mother and father and 11 girls and 6 boys.  Note that each of the boys is wearing a hat of some form.  The older girls are also wearing hat and the younger boys are in short pants.. The dolls range in size from 5 3/4” high to 1 1/2” high.  The dolls have simple yet expressive faces. Various emotions portrayed -- just like a real family A charming group of folk art paper dolls.  Few small imperfections with minimal detraction.
Elizabeth S. Tucker Queen Victoria of England Paper Doll . Frederick A. Stokes Company.New York.1895 The Paper Doll Family. Anson D.F. Randolph.New York .1857
A single paper doll set with the same character and costumes as included in "Famous Queens and Martha Washington" a larger boxed set. Illustrated by Elizabeth S. Tucker. It includes Queen Victoria and three period costumes.  The doll is wearing a white petticoat covered with a white peignoir tied with a blue bow. the costumes include a walking gown, court robe, and reception robe. Additionally the set includes a booklet with a brief introduction to the doll and instructions on use and play. and the original box top with an applied litho of the queen.   Doll 7" tall and booklet and box lid approx. 10" x 8”. . The family is all together with the seven members: Father, Mother, Miss Adelaide, Clara, George, Baby, and Bridget the Nurse. Each doll has multiple hand- colored costumes that match with their age and character. Most with three costumes, two with two costumes,  Miss Adelaide has two extra hand made dresses. Few hats. Sizes of the doll vary, the father is largest at 6 1/2".