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Dolls' Houses by Halina Pasierbska
Book DescriptionThe earliest known dolls' house was made in Bavaria in the mid-sixteenth century. Like most of those built in the following 250 years, it was designed not to be played with, but to be a perfect representation in miniature of a princely house, and to reflect the wealth of the owner. Although children began to play with dolls' houses during the eighteenth century, they remained primarily made for adults. It was only in the nineteenth century that they finally also became children's toys. This book outlines the history of these intriguing little buildings, with illustrations of some of the finest examples ever created.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747805014
(210mm x 149mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Halina Pasierbska
Dolls' Houses from the V&A Museum of Childhood, Paperback (October 2014)
This beautifully illustrated book celebrates some of the best-loved dolls' houses from the V&A Museum of Childhood. Published to accompany a new exhibition, Dolls' Houses presents specially commissioned photography detaling the astonishing skill and craftsmanship required to create these homes in miniature scale.
Dolls' Houses, Hardback (October 2008)View all books by Halina Pasierbska
Offers an overview of the history of dolls' houses and their furniture, based on the collections of the V&A Museum of Childhood. From early art cabinets and 'baby' houses that recorded the lifestyle of aristocratic owners and German houses intended as teaching aids for girls, to the dolls' houses, this title tells the story of the dolls' house.
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Author Biography - Halina Pasierbska
Halina Pasierbska has worked for the Victorian and Albert Museum since 1969, spending thirteen years at the National Art Library before in 1982 she transferred to the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood. There she became involved in the study of developmental toys, in 1988 setting up the Learing Toys Gallery, which she has since revised.
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