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Antique Spotlight – Children’s Day
Children´s Day was created by the toy industry to...you guessed it! Sell more toys! Also, learn about the dolls currently on display at the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Antique Spotlight – Coverlets
Many museum collections contain beautiful examples of 19th century coverlets.
Antique Spotlight – Dolls in the Victorian Age
Doll play was transformed in the Victorian era. Plus, read about two exciting doll displays at the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center!
Antique Spotlight – Dolls Today
Television commercials revolutionized the way toy makers sold dolls. Also, learn more about the doll collection on display at the National Museum of the American Indian!
Antique Spotlight – Dolls vs. Other Amusements
Did children really play with dolls as much as we think they did? How did boys play with their dolls? Plus, learn more about a new doll exhibit at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum!
Antique Spotlight – Early American Dolls
Learn more about the first dolls in America! The Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City is also highlighted.
Antique Spotlight – Early China
Some of the earliest china exported to the United States included Gaudy Dutch, Adams, Victorian Chelsea, and Spatterware.
Antique Spotlight – Glossary of Doll Terms
Before you begin collecting antique dolls, there are some terms you should know. In this final doll article in our series, the Strong Museum of Play is featured. The museum´s collection is the largest and most comprehensive in the United States!
Antique Spotlight – How Did Girls Play with Dolls?
Girls played with their dolls in unexpected ways. Read on to learn more about doll funerals and other "unique" dollplay. Plus, learn all about the 400 dolls on display at the Shelburne Museum.
Antique Spotlight – Irish Beleek, Nippon, Noritake
Our final article in this series explores the history of the finest china from Ireland and Japan.
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