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Red and White Bungalow


Dollhouses encourage make-believe--pretend play where girls imagine what daily routines happen in each room, what birthday and holidays celebrations take place, and what it takes to manage a household. This particular dollhouse was built in the 1950s by a Rochester fire fighter for his daughter. Years after his daughter had outgrown the dollhouse, his granddaughters imagined a whole new set of narratives about it.

  • Designer: Albert Hoesterey Jr.
  • Material: plastic | fabric
  • Style: wood
  • Object ID: 116.2429
  • Credit Line: Gift of Sharon Barned in honor of Albert E. Hoesterey Jr.
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