Esquire Theme by Matthew Buchanan
Social icons by Tim van Damme

11

Apr

Female Doll from Room 12 - Entrance Hall, Main Building Section, Pendle Hall. From middle bottom of staircase.It was created by Felicity Clemons as part of a 40 project to create a grand fully-furnished Georgian style country dolls’ house. The project began in the 1940’s when Felicity’s daughter, Antonia, was given a three-room dolls’ house by her grandmother. Mrs Clemons was not happy with its scale or authenticity and so began a rebuilding project which resulted in a four storey grand house, now known as Pendle Hall. Although some items were purchased during shopping trips to Melbourne, the majority of furnishings were constructed by Felicity’s own hands, using numerous reference books and magazines.Wooden female doll with articulated joints. Doll is wearing a crimson dress with a cream lace wrap around her shoulders. She has white hair pulled back into a bun and is wearing red earrings. The doll is also wearing a petticoat and pantaloons.

Female Doll from Room 12 - Entrance Hall, Main Building Section, Pendle Hall. From middle bottom of staircase.

It was created by Felicity Clemons as part of a 40 project to create a grand fully-furnished Georgian style country dolls’ house. The project began in the 1940’s when Felicity’s daughter, Antonia, was given a three-room dolls’ house by her grandmother. Mrs Clemons was not happy with its scale or authenticity and so began a rebuilding project which resulted in a four storey grand house, now known as Pendle Hall. Although some items were purchased during shopping trips to Melbourne, the majority of furnishings were constructed by Felicity’s own hands, using numerous reference books and magazines.
Wooden female doll with articulated joints. Doll is wearing a crimson dress with a cream lace wrap around her shoulders. She has white hair pulled back into a bun and is wearing red earrings. The doll is also wearing a petticoat and pantaloons.

27

Mar

Embroidered postcard made in France during the First World War. This postcard features a small cottage beside a gumtree with the French flag and Union Jack in the bottom corners of the design.

Embroidered postcard made in France during the First World War. This postcard features a small cottage beside a gumtree with the French flag and Union Jack in the bottom corners of the design.

13

Mar

Advertisement; a manicure set and sewing basket
1956

Advertisement; a manicure set and sewing basket

1956