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Friday, September 26, 2014

Why I Need to Travel More...

Just spent some time looking  at various handmade dolls on Pinterest and stumbled upon this picture from the Brooklyn Museum's 2010 exhibition Healing the Wounds of War: The Brooklyn Sanity Fair of 1864.

  Doll and Wardrobe, Sanitary Fair. United States, circa 1864. Mixed media, doll approx. 12 in. (30.5 cm) high. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Ira B. Downs, 24.311mn

The photographed doll and her elaborate trousseau were made by Eliza Lefferts and sold at the Brooklyn Sanity Fair in 1864 in support of the Civil War war efforts. 

How awesome would it have been to see this doll? I want to see her in all the different outfits! I need to get out more... 

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