Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Cabinet card of a Girl holding a large doll

In Photographs > Cabinet Card Photographs > Show & Tell and Dolls > Show & Tell.
Cabinet Card Photographs141 of 296Antique Unusual Cabinet CardPatriotic boy with Spanish American War support badges
7
Love it
0
Like it

nittygritty1962nittygritty1962 loves this.
Toni1969Toni1969 loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
walksoftlywalksoftly loves this.
miKKoChristmas11miKKoChristmas11 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 5 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 2 years ago

Email

scottvez
(680 items)

This 1890s cabinet card of a girl holding a doll drew my attention due to the two subjects (Girl and doll) having the same look!

Both have wide eyes with small pupils along with slightly opened mouths. I only wish the girl had the same hair style as the doll.

Photographed by McPherson Brothers out of Rockford, IL.

Any information on the doll is appreciated.

Reproduction of these photographs in any form is not authorized.

scott

Comments

  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking vetraio and bellin!

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks walksoftly and mikko.

    scott
  3. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Very nice Scott ! Doll look like a German Kestner bisque doll by her painting :-)
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the info manikin. Do these date back to the 1890s or earlier?

    scott
  5. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Bisque dolls like her followed China's in production, they so to speak were prettier to girls and Came into being very late 1890' to early 1900's ending their glory days by 1920's but were made into 30's followed by cheaper novelty doll of a crude bisque and generally sold to import as doll house dolls or as I said novelty . The ones with closed mouth meaning having no teeth are more valuable on market your photo is what is called a open mouth dolly face . So she would fall into the 1890's easily . I agree someone forgot to comb girls hair though :-) She appears to be dressed early 1900 not later than 1910 .
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again for the information manikin.

    scott
  7. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    anytime Scott :-)
  8. scottvez scottvez, 5 months ago
    Thanks for looking toni!

    scott
  9. scottvez scottvez, 4 months ago
    Thanks gritty!

    scott

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.