Two Izannah Walker dolls will be presented at auction on June 16 & 17 by Withington's. To receive more information about these dolls, contact Withington Auction, Inc.
I always enjoy seeing an Izannah Walker doll that I have not seen before. The girl doll above reminds me of a doll called "Izannah" that was in Maureen Popp's collection.
The boy doll is very interesting, having bare feet and a boys suit on. I have been trying to date the clothing. If you have an idea of when that type of suit would have been worn by a boy, please share. I found an image at the New York Public Library Digital Gallery, shown below, from 1870, which has some similarities:
And another from 1860:
If you are interested in these images,
The little boy is INCREDIBLE! I love his outfit. I think you must be right about the age, Dixie. This little guy just has such a beautiful face.ReplyDelete
Isn't he great! :-) I've seen another boy in person, and he was wonderful, too.ReplyDelete
Les doy las gracia por darnos la oportunidad de compartir sus conocimiento e investigaciones sobre esta clase de muñecaReplyDelete
Alicia - you are welcome! Thanks for commenting.ReplyDelete
Alicia - que son bienvenidos! Gracias por comentar.