Synonyms for dollhouses or Related words with dollhouses
Examples of "dollhouses"
Contemporary children's play
are mostly in 1:18 (or 2/3") scale, while 1:12 (or 1") scale is common for
made for adult collectors.
trace their history back about four hundred years to the "baby house" display cases of Europe, which showed idealized interiors. Smaller
with more realistic exteriors appeared in Europe in the 18th century. Early
were all handmade, but following the Industrial Revolution and World War II, they were increasingly mass-produced and became more standardized and affordable.
can range from simple boxes stacked together used as rooms for play, up to multimillion-dollar structures displayed in museums.
have their roots in European "baby house" display cases from the 17th century. Early
were all handmade, but, following the Industrial Revolution and World War II, they were increasingly mass-produced and became more affordable. Children's
during the 20th century have been made of tin litho, plastic, and wood. Contemporary houses for adult collectors are typically made of wood.
Two of her
were purchased by Sara Rothé when she bought three
for 1,000 guilders that were advertised for auction on April 2, 1743 in the Amsterdamse Courant. Though Rothé dismantled Van der Gon's
to create her own, the doll house in the Frans Hals Museum still contains many original details added by Van der Gon.
Angels Attic is a museum of
, toys, and miniatures located in Santa Monica, California.
Some exhibitions are displayed indoors. The most common forms are model railroads and
The early European
were each unique, constructed on a custom basis by individual craftsmen. With the advent of the Industrial Revolution, factories began mass-producing toys, including
and miniatures suitable for furnishing them. German companies noted for their
included Christian Hacker, Moritz Gottschalk, Elastolin, and Moritz Reichel. The list of important English companies includes Silber & Fleming, Evans & Cartwright, and Lines Brothers (which became Tri-ang). By the end of the 19th century American
were being made in the United States by The Bliss Manufacturing Company.
during the 20th century have been made from a variety of materials, including metal (tin litho), fibreboard, plastic, and wood. With the exception of Lundby, 1:18 scale furniture for children's
has most often been made of plastic.
The Dolls House Emporium is a designer and supplier of th scale
(known as dolls' houses in the UK) and miniature collectables.
from the 1920s into the 1970s. In the late 1940s Marx began to produce metal lithographed
with plastic furniture (at the same time it began producing service stations). These dollhouse were variations of the Colonial style. An instant sensation was the "Disney" house, featured in the 1949 Sears catalogue. The popularity of Marx
gained momentum, and up to 150,000 Marx
were produced in the 1950s. Two house sizes were available, with two different size furniture to match; the most popular in the 1/2" to 1' scale, and the larger 3/4" to 1' scale. An L-shaped ranch hit the market in 1953, followed by a split-level of 1958. Curiously, in the early 1960s a dollhouse with a bomb shelter was sold briefly.
The company kept producing toys made of wood such as
, toy forts, a Noah's ark with wooden animals as well as a small range of wooden soldiers.
Tara's Palace Museum of Childhood relocated from Malahide Castle near Dublin to Powerscourt House in June 2011. The museum features
, miniatures, dolls, historic toys and Tara's Palace, one of the greatest
in the world, on a par with the Fairy Castle at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois and Queen Mary's Dolls' House at Windsor Castle. and the Astolat Dollhouse Castle.
The show revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments (known as "
") around the globe that program individuals referred to as Actives (or Dolls) with temporary personalities and skills. Wealthy clients hire Actives from
at great expense for various purposes, including heists, sexual encounters, assassinations, expert counsel, and all manner of unique experiences. The series primarily follows the Active known as Echo, played by Eliza Dushku, on her journey towards self-awareness. Dushku also served as series producer.
for hobbyists and collectors are available in different forms. From ready-made and decorated houses to kits to custom built houses made to the customer's design. Some design and build their own dollhouse. Simpler designs might consist of boxes stacked together and used as rooms. Miniature objects used for decoration inside
include furniture, interior decorations, dolls and items like books, couches, furniture, wallpaper, and even clocks. Some of these are available ready-made, some are kits but may also be homemade.
The scale is popular for
, especially those aimed at adult collectors. It is also used for model live steam railroads, and rather rarely, for high-end die-cast model and radio-controlled cars.
The figures are about 10 cm (4 in) tall and compatible with
, furniture, vehicles and other accessories. Many special edition Pinky:st figures have been produced based on characters from Japanese anime, manga and video games.
Displays include pioneer tools and household artifacts, farm equipment, jewelry, clothing, Native American artifacts, tools,
, weapons, dresses, Norwegian artifacts, newspapers and antique vehicles. The Pony Gulch County School is also available to tour.
The "Dollhouse" cast consists mainly of Actives (or Dolls) and Dollhouse employees. The Actives at the LA Dollhouse are named after the NATO phonetic alphabet (other
are shown to use other naming systems).
In Germany during the middle part of the 20th century 1:10 scale became popular based on the metric system.
coming out of Germany today remain closer in scale to 1:10 than 1:12.
The Bliss company is best known for their highly sought after paper litho on wood
. They also made many other lithoed toys, including boats, trains, and building blocks.
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