Doll's house book
Charles Schribner's Sons [publisher]
Dolls' houses and furnishings
Paper and cardboard
Each Text Books - 17 mm (width); 24 mm (height), Exercise Book - 38 mm (width); 45 mm (height)
Place of origin
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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
Three doll's house sized books. Two of them are text books about doll's houses by Flora Gill Jacobs, titled 'A History of Doll's Houses' and 'Doll's Houses in America'. Both of these books have colour printed covers with illustrations of doll's houses and publishing information in minature. The pages of the books are blank, one page of each signed by the author in handwritten ink, 'Flora Gill Jacobs'. The other book is an exercise book with a red cardboard cover with 'Excercise Book', 'Name', 'Form', 'Date' and 'Subject' inscribed in black ink on the front and 'Amanda Jane Made in England' on the reverse. The pages of this book have blue horizontal lines and a red margin printed on them but have been left blank. The total number of items is 3.
Loaned to the Museum of Childhood by the Betty Cadbury Trust Sudbury in May 1993.
Makers and roles
Charles Schribner's Sons [publisher], engraver and publisher Flora Gill Jacobs, author