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Author:
Faith Eaton
ISBN13:
978-1902163574
ISBN:
1902163575
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Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd; 1st Edition edition (July 19, 2006)
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The story told here concerns two very special dolls-France and Marianne-which were given to Queen . Beautiful book about a pair of dolls presented to the princesses of England from the people of France 1938

The story told here concerns two very special dolls-France and Marianne-which were given to Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret in 1938. Beautiful book about a pair of dolls presented to the princesses of England from the people of France 1938. I highly recommend this book to doll collectors and history buffs alike. One person found this helpful.

Dolls for the Princesses: The Story of France and Marianne. Faith Eaton tells the story of these two extraordinary dolls.

Faith Eaton (1927 - 2005) was a major British doll and dolls' house collector, who published widely on the history, manufacture and care of toys. Dolls for the Princesses: The Story of France and Marianne. She was a founder member of the Doll Club of Great Britain, The Dolls' House Society and the Dollmakers Circle. Her archive is held at the V&A Museum of Childhood in London. Faith Sybil Eaton was born on 9 January 1927  . London: The Royal Collection.

The story told here concerns two very special dolls-France and Marianne-which were given to Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret in 1938, when they were, respectively, twelve and eight years old. Intended as a tangible expression of the Entente Cordiale between Great Britain and France on the eve of World War II, the dolls and their trousseaux also.

Title: Dolls for the Princesses: The Story of France and Marianne. Authors: Eaton, Faith. Condition: Used; Good. Read full description. See details and exclusions. See all 2 pre-owned listings.

Faith Eaton (Eaton, Faith). used books, rare books and new books. Dolls for the Princesses: The Story of France and Marianne: ISBN 9781902163574 (978-1-902163-57-4) Hardcover, The Royal Collection, 2002

Faith Eaton (Eaton, Faith). Find all books by 'Faith Eaton' and compare prices Find signed collectible books by 'Faith Eaton'. Care & Repair of Antique & Modern Dolls. Dolls for the Princesses: The Story of France and Marianne: ISBN 9781902163574 (978-1-902163-57-4) Hardcover, The Royal Collection, 2002. Dolls for the Princesses: The Story of France and Marianne: ISBN 9780500976173 (978-0-507617-3) Hardcover, Thames & Hudson, 2002. ISBN 9780025347106 (978-0-02-534710-6) Hardcover, Macmillan Pub Co, 1976.

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It is well known that the Royal Collection contains an outstanding range of dolls and dolls' houses. The story told here concerns two very special dolls—France and Marianne—which were given to Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret in 1938, when they were, respectively, twelve and eight years old. Intended as a tangible expression of the Entente Cordiale between Great Britain and France on the eve of World War II, the dolls and their trousseaux also acted as a showcase for the French fashion industry and the elegant world of Parisian haute couture.

Faith Eaton, the well-known writer and lecturer on the subject of dolls and doll collecting, here describes the historical events leading up to the presentation of the dolls, their creation in the world-famous Jumeau factory, and the preparation of their vast collection of designer dresses, fur coats, hats, shoes, and miniature accessories. Contributions came from the most prestigious fashion houses of the day, including Lanvin and Cartier, Hermès and Vuitton, and the excellence of their work is clearly seen in the book's specially commissioned photography.

In her final chapter Eaton describes her own delicate conservation work, carried out over the years, to maintain the dolls' original perfection. 70 photographs and illustrations, 50 in color.

  • Beautiful book about a pair of dolls presented to the princesses of England from the people of France 1938.
    The workmanship of this pair of dolls is exceptional and the accessories are of the highest quality of the day. It is all brought to life in the text and pictures. I highly recommend this book to doll collectors and history buffs alike.

  • A truly well-done and readable doll book, with excellent photos and a very well-researched text. The gold standard for these dolls.

  • Glad to have found it..out of print

  • This is a gorgeous book with beautiful photographs of the dolls. The photos show great detail. The story of the doll and their continuing history is relevant today. A must for any doll collector. Wonderful representation of the era.

  • Nifty book allot of important info in it, many pictures and many details with dates and events , well written and very informative in all details.
    I highly recommend purchasing this book and Amazon is a great place to shop.

  • Delightful follow up to a visit to Windsor Castle and seeing the dolls. Beautiful photos in the book.

  • This book has stunning pictures of this whole unique doll clothes collection. Beautiful book to enjoy looking through. Has interest especially for fashion history from the 1920-1930s France.

    Barbara