"Lordly Lionel," from The Prince and Princess Series of Dressing Dolls

"Lordly Lionel," from The Prince and Princess Series of Dressing Dolls
Title
"Lordly Lionel," from The Prince and Princess Series of Dressing Dolls
Date 
ca. 1894
Medium 
Paper, cardboard
Dimensions 
Part (folder): 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/4 in. (24.8 x 15.9 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Chromolithographed paper cut-out of a young boy, with four costumes and four hats; in original cardboard folder.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Constance Sherman
Object Number 
1973.10.5a-j
Marks 
printed: on obverse of folder: "LORDLY LIONEL / THE / PRINCE / AND PRINCESS / SERIES OF / DRESSING / DOLLS / PAT.D FEB. 20TH 1894. / RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. / LONDON : PARIS : NEW YORK / PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. / DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE McDONALD." printed: on reverse of folder: "COPYRIGHT / 1894 / BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS / COMPANY LTD. printed: on reverse of folder: "RTS" on easel above "ARTISTIC SERIES" on palette, with "TRADE MARK" at the bottom printed: on reverse of each costume and hat: "U. S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 / COPYRIGHTED BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD." printed: on reverse of individual hats: "IVA." "VB." "VC." "VD." printed: on reverse of each costume: "'BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT' / PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN." with trade mark above printed: on reverse of individual costumes: "ARTISTIC SERIES IVA." "ARTISTIC SERIES VB." "ARTISTIC SERIES VC." "ARTISTIC SERIES VD."
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Creative: Tronvig Group