Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Izannah Walker Article
in Early American Life's
Christmas Issue

 Last January, my friend Edyth O'Neill and I started writing an article about Izannah Walker dolls for Early American Life magazine.  I am happy to say it will be published in the Christmas issue coming out very soon.  (you can read the article that was originally published in EAL here).

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Withington's August 2011
Izannah Auction Price


The auction ending price for 
this doll which sold 
at Withington's last Friday was 

$16,800 plus 10%.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Withington's Auction August 19th


Don't forget about the Izannah Walker Doll that will be auctioned by Withington's.  I couldn't make the auction but I drove 500 miles to visit her this week.  My family went along for the ride and we had a mini-vacation.


 The piece of paper below was with the doll 
when the consignor purchased it. 



Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Izannah's Town Declares Bankruptcy



Izannah Walker lived and worked in Central Falls, Rhode Island.  I wonder what she would think of the town declaring bankruptcy?  Perhaps her dolls were sold at W. C. Manchester, which sold toys as well as picture frames done with "work done in the most artistic manner."


Withington's to Offer Izannah Walker Doll at Auction 6/16/22

Withington's has a number of cloth dolls which will be offered at their June auction, including this Izannah Walker Doll. Also being off...