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The Emergence of Women – as Seen through Sunday Supplement Paper Dolls - a Collection of 2 Paper Dolls & 47 Costumes -
Boston: Boston Herald , 1895. It began on March 24, 1895 with the publication of the 11 3/4" litho on card blonde paper doll with the following message on the reverse: The Boston Sunday Herald will issue, each Sunday, a Fashion Plate Supplement which will be in the very latest style and when cut out will exactly fit on this figure. Order the Boston Sunday Herald at Once". With costumes published weekly. On June 16, 1895 the brunette doll was published. The dolls and costumes were this set have all been cut from the supplements. Not only did the costumes present the latest fashions they provide insight into the changing behaviors of the American woman. The costumes include outfits for tennis, bicycling, traveling, skating, bathing, riding and yachting. All activities that would not have been promoted for women in the 1880s. The costumes include all of those produced for the Boston Herald plus a number of additions printed exclusively for other outlets that picked up the series. Ladies Toilette Ladies Traveling Coat Ladies Riding Habit Ladies Outing Suit (Tennis) Ladies Evening Toilette Ladies Toilette “A Sous Gene Costume” Ladies Yachting Toilette Garden Party Toilette Ladies Bicycling Costume Ladies Bathing Suit Ladies Tea Gown Ladies Travel Suit Ladies Seaside Toilette Ladies Casino Toilette Ladies Afternoon Toilette Ladies Demi Toilette Wedding Gown Bridesmaid's Toilette Ladies Riding Toilette Ladies Walking Toilette Ladies Opera Toilette Ladies English Jacket Toilette Ladies Redingote Costume Ladies Street Toilette Opera Cloak Ladies Skating Toilette English Tailor Gown Princess Toilette Ladies Luncheon Toilette Ladies Afternoon Toilette Ladies Concert Toilette Home Toilette Demi-Evening Toilette Plus additions from other papers Plates lithographed by G. H. Buck Co., New York. Series is known to have also appeared in The Brooklyn Times, Cincinnati Commericial Gazeet, The Chicago Record, The New York Mercury, The Philadelphia Press, The Saint Louis Republic, The San Francisco Chronical and the Washington Star.
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