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Jane Child Custom Paper Dolls of the Chandler Sisters created for Herbert Hosmer. Herbert H. Hosmer, Jr. ..1947
Jane Child Custom Paper Dolls of the Chandler Sisters  created for Herbert Hosmer. Herbert H. Hosmer, Jr. ..1947


 
Price: $6,000.00

Product Code: 280007200

Description
 
Inspired by a CDV taken of Caroline, Elizabeth, and Marion Chandler around 1864, Herbert H. Hosmer, Jr commissioned octogenarian miniaturist Jane Child to create three high-quality, customized watercolor paper dolls. The three dolls representing each of these girls as they appeared in the CDV. Besides a recreation of the outfits that they are photographed wearing, included are also some accessories and alternative clothing options. Each has their own box with all pieces neatly displayed. 9 3/4" x 7"  box. Provenance: Formerly in the Herbert Hosmer collection, his notes read: Jane Child - miniaturist when a young woman - she was over 80 when she made the paper dolls of my grandmother (with doll), and my two great-aunts. P.S. Be careful of the tiny album held in hand of middle girl - I lost it once, and it took me almost 3 hours to find it in debris from vacuum-cleaner bag!!! The doll is loosely held too - might fall out! H.H.H.