SET: THE CRANFORD CHILDREN SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, JACK CRANFORD, (U.S. set)

Set Information edit

Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. They discuss the series on page 161. There are four sets in the series with each set having one doll, four dresses and four hats. JACK CRANFORD, JESSIE CRANFORD, JENNIE CRANFORD, and JANE, THE NURSE. They were packaged in thin cardboard boxes marked with the TUCK TRADEMARK ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. PAT'D. FEB 20TH 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD. LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. TORONTO. NEW YORK. There are also sets published in German which are listed separately.

Items in Set

black coat and brown pants, hat is missing
black coat and brown pants, hat is missing
Item Comment

black coat with six buttons in two rows down the front, he wears brown pants and black shoes, he is holding thin red strip in his left hand, hat is missing but is black with a red and white decorative plume on the front,
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
3 x 7 in. dress
Categories
brown top and shorts, hat is missing
brown top and shorts, hat is missing
Item Comment

brown top and shorts, he has a green tie at the neck and a green belt at the waist, he holds an apple in his left hand, hat is missing
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
3 x 4 3/4 in. dress
Categories
JACK CRANSTON, doll, (U.S. set)
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Item Comment

doll, head separate but "attached at a proper angle, onto an elongated neck, space being left under the chin to slip on the separate costume which also came with a neck long enough to allow this manipulation" page 70 of PAPER DOLLS A GUIDE TO COSTUME BY CLARA HALLARD FAWCETT, 1951. ,

Categories
white sailor suit and hat
white sailor suit and hat
Item Comment

white sailor suit with blue trims, he holds book in his left hand, hat is white with a blue brim.
dress has an elongated neck to allow it to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
3 in. x 6 1/2 in. dress
Categories
white sweater, red leggings and mittens, and hat
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Item Comment

white sweater with red striped accents at the neck and hemline, black short pants, red leggings, and red mittens, he holds snowballs, hat is white with a red pom pom on the top.
has an elongated neck to allow the costume to slip under the chin of the doll

Size
2 3/4 x 7 in. dress, 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. hat
Categories