The Doll Directory: A Guide to U.S. Doll Museums, Collections & Hospitals Plus Clubs, Organizations & Annual Shows

The Doll Directory: A Guide to U.S. Doll Museums, Collections & Hospitals Plus Clubs, Organizations & Annual Shows

by Kathryn Witt

Paperback

$14.95

Overview

The Doll Directory is a detailed, state-by-state guide listing the museums and collections of antique, art, baby, contemporary, fashion, and miniature dolls, plus special category collections including the W.P.A. dolls found in museums, libraries, and historical societies, bed and breakfast inns, and other venues that have permanent quality collections of dolls for public viewing. The book includes listings of doll hospitals and their specialties, plus directories of national doll organizations and clubs and a guide to annual doll shows. Interviews with a doll museum curator, doll doctor, costumer, show director, and artist, plus in-depth articles on selected collections, will give readers a behind-the-scenes look at the doll world from many different perspectives. Doll 'dream destinations' will be included as well. The Doll Directory is the indispensable guide every doll lover/collector needs to find museums and collections to visit, hospitals for doll reconstruction and restoration, doll clubs and organizations to join, and doll shows to attend. This book is brought to you by Kathryn Witt, author of Contemporary American Doll Artists and Their Dolls.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781574324150
Publisher: Collector Books
Publication date: 10/19/2004
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kathryn Witt writes for numerous publications in the United States and the United Kingdom, including many of today's most popular doll magazines. She also writes for a wide variety of travel publications and frequently combines her interests in travel and in dolls during her treks. She is the author of more than 25 books for children, most recently of a series of six graded readers called 'Teegan's Travels.'

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