Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Saying Izannah Out Loud

Remember that old song?

You say to-may-toe, I say to-mah-toe, 
You say po-tay-toe, I say po-tah-toe,
To-may-toe, to-mah-toe, po-tay-toe, po-tah-toe,
Let's call the whole thing off!

What do you think?

Iz-ann-ah or I-zann-ah?

Other spellings of Izannah in the 19th century a popular spelling were Izanna or Izana. 

Friday, August 3, 2012

Another Izannah Walker Doll
at Sandwich Auction House?

Sandwich Auction has another doll advertised as an Izannah Walker doll to be auctioned August 19th. I received an email in which someone wondered if this was a Reuben Bates doll. I'd be interested inknowing what readers think. Here's a link to the listing with additional photos.

Ida Mae: An Izannah Walker Doll

Back in the fall I visited with a wonderful lady, who shared her antique Izannah Walker doll with me, and allowed me to document her doll.  ...