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A Miniature Playhouse

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 14:30:12 +0000
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Object of the Day
print
stories
3D
Children
toy
19th century
play
england
miniature
theatre
Cinderella
hobby
charming
toyshop
Description:
3489_ad0b8a059424c732_bImaginative author Robert Louis Stevenson wrote in his 1884 essay, A Penny Plain and Twopence Coloured, “If you love art, folly, or the bright eyes of children, speed to Pollock’s…”[1] The toy theatre was a beloved pastime in 19th-century England that appealed to the creativity and craftsmanship of children and adults. Benjamin Pollock inherited his...
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