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Madame Alexander | Christopher Columbus


A doll collection is not always just about assembling a grouping of favorite playthings. Sometimes it signifies more. The individual who donated this Madame Alexander doll to the National Museum of Play worked as a real estate agent. Each time she sold a house, she treated herself to a new doll for her collection. So her collection of dolls expresses not just the collecting impulse; it also represents, in a playful way, a successful career and considerable financial achievement.

  • Manufacturer: Alexander Doll Company, Inc.
  • Material: plastic | fabric | synthetic hair | cardboard | printed paper | tissue paper | string
  • Origin: New York, NY
  • Style: Wendy doll
  • Object ID: 112.5751
  • Credit Line: Gift of Sylvia A. Pedrick
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