Mary’s Doll House 1930s

1930s Triang doll house, Dúnlaoghaire, Co Dublin. Lines Bros Lines Bros Ltd was a British toy manufacturer of the 20th century, operating under the Tri-ang Toys brand name. Lines Bros Ltd, at its peak in 1947, was claimed by the company to be the largest toy maker in the world.[1] Under the Tri-ang Toys brand… Continue reading Mary’s Doll House 1930s

Rachel Dawnay’s Doll House 1920s

Whitfield Court, Waterford. This doll’s house has an interesting provenance. According to Dr Rachel Finnegan, ”I recently learned from Mrs Dawnay, who sold Whitfield Court and its contents in 2005, that it had belonged to her late sister-in-law, Rachel Dawnay (sister of the later Major Dawnay). This would date it to the late 1920s. It’s… Continue reading Rachel Dawnay’s Doll House 1920s

‘Fintona’ Doll House 1840s

An early painted wooden Irish three storey Dolls Town House, Ireland 1840s/50s, the whole exterior painted in large sandstone brick effect with painted black pitched roof with two attic windows and three chimneys, heavily panelled central front door with brass knocker, keyhole and with fanlight above, eight glazed windows to façade with a further three… Continue reading ‘Fintona’ Doll House 1840s