Children of Japan

Children of Japan
Courtesy, R. John Wright

The Jumeau 201

The Jumeau 201
Courtesy Theriault's and Antique Doll Collector Magazine

Hinges and Hearts

Hinges and Hearts
An Exhibit of our Metal Dolls

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Tuxedo and Bangles

Tuxedo and Bangles

A History of Metal Dolls

A History of Metal Dolls
Now on Alibris.com and In Print! The First Book of its Kind

Alice, Commemorative Edition

Alice, Commemorative Edition
Courtesy, R. John Wright

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Emma, aka, La Contessa Bathory

Emma, aka, La Contessa Bathory
Her Grace wishes us all a Merry Christmas!

Annabelle

Annabelle

Emma Emmeline

Emma Emmeline
Our New Addition/fond of stuffed toys

Cloth Clown

Cloth Clown

Native American Art

Native American Art

the triplets

the triplets

c. 1969 Greek Plastic Mini Baby

c. 1969 Greek Plastic Mini Baby
Bought Athens on the street

Iron Maiden; Middle Ages

Iron Maiden; Middle Ages

Sand Baby Swirls!

Sand Baby Swirls!
By Glenda Rolle, courtesy, the Artist

Glenda's Logo

Glenda's Logo
Also, a link to her site

Sand Baby Castaway

Sand Baby Castaway
By Glenda Rolle, Courtesy the Artist

A French Friend

A French Friend

Mickey

Mickey
From our friends at The Fennimore Museum

2000+ year old Roman Rag Doll

2000+ year old Roman Rag Doll
British Museum, Child's Tomb

Ancient Egypt Paddle Doll

Ancient Egypt Paddle Doll
Among first "Toys?"

ushabti

ushabti
Egyptian Tomb Doll 18th Dynasty

Ann Parker Doll of Anne Boleyn

Ann Parker Doll of Anne Boleyn

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Tin Head Brother and Sister, a Recent Purchase

Tin Head Brother and Sister, a Recent Purchase
Courtesy, Antique Daughter

Judge Peep

Judge Peep

Hakata Doll Artist at Work

Hakata Doll Artist at Work
From the Museum Collection

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Japanese Costume Barbies

Japanese Costume Barbies
Samurai Ken

Etienne

Etienne
A Little Girl

Happy Heart Day

Happy Heart Day

From "Dolls"

From "Dolls"
A Favorite Doll Book

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Jenny Wren

Jenny Wren
Ultimate Doll Restorer

Our Friends at The Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum

Our Friends at The Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum

Baby Boo 1960s

Baby Boo 1960s
Reclaimed and Restored as a childhood Sabrina the Witch with Meow Meow

Dr. E's on Display with sign

Dr. E's on Display with sign

Dolls Restored ad New to the Museum

Dolls Restored ad New to the Museum
L to R: K*R /celluloid head, all bisque Artist Googly, 14 in. vinyl inuit sixties, early celluloid Skookum type.

Two More Rescued Dolls

Two More Rescued Dolls
Late Sixties Vinyl: L to R: Probably Horseman, all vinyl, jointed. New wig. R: Effanbee, probably Muffy, mid sixties. New wig and new clothing on both. About 12 inches high.

Restored Italian Baby Doll

Restored Italian Baby Doll
One of Dr. E's Rescued Residents

Dolls on Display

Dolls on Display
L to R: Nutcrackers, Danish Troll, HItty and her book, Patent Washable, Mechanical Minstrel, Creche figure, M. Alexander Swiss. Center is a German mechanical bear on the piano. Background is a bisque German costume doll.

A Few Friends

A Few Friends
These dolls are Old German and Nutcrackers from Dr. E's Museum. They are on loan to another local museum for the holidays.

Vintage Collage

Vintage Collage
Public Domain Art

The Merry Wanderer

The Merry Wanderer
Courtesy R. John Wright, The Hummel Collection

The Fennimore Doll Museum

The Fennimore Doll Museum

Robert

Robert
A Haunted Doll with a Story

Halloween Dolls Displayed in a Local Library

Halloween Dolls Displayed in a Local Library

The Cody Jumeau

The Cody Jumeau
Long-faced or Jumeau Triste

German Princesses

German Princesses
GAHC 2005

A Little PowerRanger

A Little PowerRanger
Halloween 2004

The Island of the Dolls

The Island of the Dolls
Shrine to Dolls in Mexico

Based on the Nutshell Series of Death

Based on the Nutshell Series of Death
Doll House murder

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A lovely dress

A lovely dress

Raggedy Ann

Raggedy Ann
A few friends in cloth!

Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum, WI

Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum, WI
Pixar Animator's Collection

Little PM sisters

Little PM sisters
Recent eBay finds

Dressed Mexican Fleas

Dressed Mexican Fleas

Really old Dolls!

Really old Dolls!

Friday, September 2, 2011

The Strong Museum

From the National Museum of Play this month; we love them! They are our inspiration!

September 2011

Saturday & Sunday
September 10 & 11
Five Friends from Japan: Children in Japan Today exhibit closing

Saturday & Sunday
September 10 & 11
Literature Live: Meet Otto, the colorful pup

Wednesday, September 14
Making American Music
"The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein" with Allyn Van Dusen
Call 263-2700 for tickets

Saturday & Sunday
September 17 & 18
Trains Weekend

Mondays, September 19 & 26
Toddler Book Club: Pirates

Friday, September 23
The museum will close to the public at 3 p.m.

Friday, September 23
The Play Ball fundraising gala

Saturday & Sunday
September 24 & 25
Football: The Exhibit opens

Monday, September 26
White House Garden Talk
Call 263-2700 for tickets

Visit the
online calendar
for more information!
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Follow the museum!

The museum will close to the public at 3 p.m.
on Friday, September 23.

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Become a Member Today!
National Museum of Play membership is the best family entertainment value anywhere! Members enjoy:

• unlimited free general admission,
• discounted Dancing Wings Butterfly
Garden admission,
• discounts in the museum shops, and more!

Visit the membership website, the museum admissions desk, or call 585-263-2700 to purchase a membership.


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Football: The Exhibit
Opens September 24
Get in the game! Come dressed in your favorite team colors and jump into the action when Football: The Exhibit opens September 24. Enjoy the sports-inspired antics of Crystal and Scooter from Just Clowning Around on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Create pennants and pom-poms to cheer your team on and vote for your favorite team mascot.

The exhibit remains on view through January 8, 2012. Learn more

Football: The Exhibit is a traveling exhibit organized by the Arkansas Museum of Discovery.

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All Aboard for
Trains Weekend
Chug over for Trains Weekend on September 17 & 18 and see elaborate model train displays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday and noon–4 p.m. on Sunday.

Little engineers can make a hat, learn railroad safety from Operation Lifesaver, and take a free ride on the Strong Express or Elaine Wilson Carousel.


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Garden Club Presents White House Historian
Learn the fascinating history of the White House gardens on Monday, September 26 at 10 a.m. at a talk by Dr. William Seale, a specialist in historic house restoration and author of numerous books about the White House and its gardens. The event is presented by the Rochester Garden Club, a generous funder of The Strong’s Discovery Garden. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased by calling 585-263-2700. (Price does not include museum admission.) Advance ticket purchase required.


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In the Shops in September

Buy 1, Get 1 FREE

Melissa & Doug Arts and Crafts Supplies

Items of equal or lesser value. While quantities last.
National Museum of Play at The Strong
One Manhattan Square • Rochester, NY 14607 • 585-263-2700
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