She's an 11" tall Nisbet doll, based on the illustrations of Kate Greenaway.
|Her head and hands are made of what is called Parien bisque, a super smooth, pale bisque meant to resemble marble.|
She's from a series of dolls made in 1982.
- Monday's child is fair of face,
- Tuesday's child is full of grace,
- Wednesday's child is full of woe,
- Thursday's child has far to go,
- Friday's child is loving and giving,
- Saturday's child works hard for a living,
- But the child who is born on the Sabbath Day
- Is bonny and blithe and good and gay.
Kate Greenaway was born in London, England, in 1846. After producing illustrations for magazines, she published her first successful book, "Under the Window" in 1879. She also illustrated editions of Mother Goose, The Pied Piper,and her alphabet book, "A is for Apple". She became one of the most successful children's book illustrators of her day.
|Those suits the little boys are wearing are called 'skeleton suits'!|
I pulled up the last of the corn stalks today. Tammy World helped bring in the last of the harvest...
These were the last ears left on the stalks, other than the ones downed by corn blight. They are just her size!
I saved them for daughter Emma, who has always had a love of Baby Corn since she was tiny.