Sunday, July 21, 2013

The "Early Years" doll exhibit held at RSA in Napier

The doll exhibit was prepared for the RSA Napier Women's Group. The exhibited dolls were: "Boy from Gore (New Zealand) Composition doll late 1800s; "Girl in blue" NZ Pedigre doll late 1940s; "Chrysanthem" English Rosebud doll early 1950s; "Rangitikli sailor" Nora Welings doll c. 1930s; "Friends" Cloth dolls late 1800s; "Mother and child" Cloth Kewpie dolls c. 1940s; "Pink Lady" Pitcairn Island doll c. 1950s and "Jane and Jenny" Musical rocking baby wind up doll 1960s - 1970s.

The Mary O'Neill Doll Museum comprehensive display of exhibits are both interactive and informative. Something interesting, every day...

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