J. Hill and Co.
Metal, glass and wood
Greenhouse - 98 mm (length); 70 mm (width); 60 mm (height), Each plant (min) - 19 mm (height), Each plant (max) - 26 mm (height)
Place of origin
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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
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A model metal greenhouse with white painted window frames, a green painted roof ridge and dark red painted brick imitation walls (contents from Mrs Gilman's doll's house - inventory number 661872). Each of the gable ends of the greenhouse open on hinges. The interior, including two shelves, is painted grey. The greenhouse is attached to an orange painted cardboard base. Inside are two identical green painted metal plants in red painted metal pots. There is also a green painted wooden cactus in a yellow painted wooden flowerpot. The total number of items is 4.
Donated to the Museum of Childhood by Mrs L. J. Gilman in February 1987.
Marks and inscriptions
On either side of the roof ridge: 'J. HILL AND Co. COPYRIGHT. ENGLAND'
Makers and roles
J. Hill and Co., maker