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The Forbes Litho. (Boston None Such New England Mince Meat - Complete Set 5 Ethnic Paper Dolls with 10 Costumes. Merrill-Soule Co..Syracuse, NY.1895
The Forbes Litho. (Boston None Such New England Mince Meat - Complete Set 5 Ethnic Paper Dolls with 10 Costumes. Merrill-Soule Co..Syracuse, NY.1895


 
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Price: $275.00

Product Code: 290008907

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An ethnic set offered by the company consisting of five easel-backed cutout dolls lithographed on card stock.  The costumes are created by using the process created by Forbes, used most often in the Boston newspaper Sunday Supplements.  It consists of building the doll and the costume on "easel" attached to the head piece.  Each doll has two costumes with hats and accessories and represents two ethnic groups.  They are American/French Russian/Spanish Japanese/Chinese Turkish/Indian German/Swiss The reverse of each costume piece and accessory name the associated country.  All are cut.  Also include fragments of original mailing envelope.. The dolls were sent by the company in exchange for five heads from the outside wrappers of the woman holding pie, plus ten cents in sliver or mailed free for twenty heads of the None Such New England Mince girls. There slogan was "It pleases the young It pleases the old and every Grocer in the land is sold".