R. John Wright Edith The Lonely Doll Collectible USA Handmade
Ince it was first published in 1957, The Lonely Doll. Has established itself as a unique children's classic. Through innovative photography, author Dare Wright brought the world of a doll named "Edith" and two teddy bears named Mr. Bear" and "Little Bear, vividly to life. The toys Dare chose as characters were classics from the world of children's playthings: a Series 109 Italian Lenci doll from her childhood, and German Shucco and Steiff brand teddy bears. With simple poses and wonderful expression, the atmospheric black & white photographs told an unforgettable story of friendship. The book was widely read throughout the 1960's and is now being enjoyed by its third generation of readers. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the publication of the first Lonely Doll book, we are proud to present a very special edition of Edith, The Lonely Doll. Measuring 22 tall - the same size as the original doll - Edith, the Lonely Doll. Is fully jointed and made of the finest all-wool felt. Her face is artistically sculpted and delicately hand painted to closely resemble the original Lenci model 109. Edith features a hand knotted wig made of the finest human hair and 14k gold hoop earrings in each ear. Is costumed in the signature gingham dress meticulously pieced of all-wool felt in custom-dyed shades of pink. Over her dress Edith wears a dainty apron made of fine cotton organdy which fastens at the back with two mother of pearl buttons. Her undergarments consist of a cotton organdy teddy with hemstitched edge (an exact replica of the original) and a cotton slip with fine Swiss embroidered trim.
On her feet Edith wears custom woven cotton anklets and hand cobbled black felt shoes with glass buttons and leather soles and heels. As a special anniversary gift, around her neck is a beautiful 14k gold locket.
The locket opens to reveal photos of her best friends, Mr. This special Fiftieth Anniversary Edition of The Lonely Doll. Is produced in a worldwide limited edition of just 500 pieces. Every item ordered will be personally autographed by R. The signature may be found on the numbered edition tag featured on most items.
John Wright Edith The Lonely Doll Collectible USA Handmade" is in sale since Friday, May 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Art Dolls-Manufactured". The seller is "1976dolls" and is located in Bennington, Vermont. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Material: Felt
- Doll Size: 22 in
- Features: Handmade
- Packaging: Original (Unopened)
- Brand/Artist: R.