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Dollhouse and Furniture Advertising: 1880s-1980s
     

Dollhouse and Furniture Advertising: 1880s-1980s

by Dian Zillner, Suzanne Silverthorn (Photographer)
 
Here is a wonderful resource for dollhouse collectors seeking to identify and date items in their collections. Shown in over 400 photographs are advertisements from catalogs, magazines, and trade journals picturing dollhouses, dollhouse furniture, and accessories. The ads provide a comprehensive pictorial history of mostly American dollhouses dating from the 1880s to

Overview

Here is a wonderful resource for dollhouse collectors seeking to identify and date items in their collections. Shown in over 400 photographs are advertisements from catalogs, magazines, and trade journals picturing dollhouses, dollhouse furniture, and accessories. The ads provide a comprehensive pictorial history of mostly American dollhouses dating from the 1880s to the 1980s. Shown are products from many famous dollhouse companies, including N.D. Cass(tm), Arcade(tm), Meccano(tm), Lines Brothers(tm), Schoenhut(tm), Strombecker(tm), Wisconsin Toy(tm), Rich Toys(tm), Keystone(tm), Converse(tm), Tynietoy(tm), Renwal(tm), Marx(tm), Plasco(tm), Ideal(tm), Playsteel(tm), Built-Rite(tm), Nancy Forbes(tm), Tootsietoy(tm), and many other well-known firms. Of special interest are ads from companies not recognized in previous dollhouse books, including Cranford(tm), Elastic Tip(tm), Playroom Equipment(tm), Toy Gro Educational Toys(tm), Playskool Institute(tm), Vista(tm), Melco Toys(tm), and many more. A special chapter illustrating magazine and newspaper plans for building dollhouses is included to help with the identification of handmade houses and furnishings. This unique book will help new and old collectors alike research their beloved dollhouses and dollhouse furniture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764321122
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Schiffer Book for Collectors Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,097,318
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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