"Lordly Lionel," from The Prince and Princess Series of Dressing Dolls
Paper doll and costumes in folder (9 pieces)
Part (folder): 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/4 in. (24.8 x 15.9 x 0.6 cm)
Chromolithographed paper cut-out of a young boy, with four costumes and four hats; in original cardboard folder.
Gift of Miss Constance Sherman
printed: on obverse of folder: "LORDLY LIONEL / THE / PRINCE / AND PRINCESS / SERIES OF / DRESSING / DOLLS / PAT.D FEB. 20TH 1894. / RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. / LONDON : PARIS : NEW YORK / PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. / DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE McDONALD."
printed: on reverse of folder: "COPYRIGHT / 1894 / BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS / COMPANY LTD.
printed: on reverse of folder: "RTS" on easel above "ARTISTIC SERIES" on palette, with "TRADE MARK" at the bottom
printed: on reverse of each costume and hat: "U. S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 / COPYRIGHTED BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD."
printed: on reverse of individual hats: "IVA." "VB." "VC." "VD."
printed: on reverse of each costume: "'BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT' / PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN." with trade mark above
printed: on reverse of individual costumes: "ARTISTIC SERIES IVA." "ARTISTIC SERIES VB." "ARTISTIC SERIES VC." "ARTISTIC SERIES VD."
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