Civil War Dolls
Since we now have our own reenacting doll, Flora, we enjoy looking at pictures of real 1860s dolls!
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Princess Victoria's doll "Gertrude, Lady Arnold" a fictitious character. This doll is illustrated in the book "Queen Victoria's Dolls" in this costume. c. 1832
Porcelain - circa 1865
Both girl and doll seem to have a pained expression... in the case of the girl, you can see why - the photographer's clamp holding her still from behind! :)
Notice how Dollie's dress is spread out so you can see the trim... somebody must have worked hard on that dress! :)
That dollie has quite a hat!