- Credit Line:
Given by Miss F Ashbee
- Museum number:
- Gallery location:
Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 20 
Dressed bisque-headed doll with extra clothes. The dress is in a very fashionable style of the 1880s for girls to wear, although the lace bonnet and the doll's mouth with the tongue between the lips are more suggestive of a baby.
Object history note
The doll, known as Louisa, was given by Miss F Ashbee (RF 61/1861). (Jane) Felicity Ashbee was born 22/02/1913 and died 26/07/2008, the daughter of the architect and craftsman C R (Charles Robert) Ashbee and his wife Janet Forbes. Felicity Ashbee was an artist, designer, author and teacher.
Dressed doll called Louisa, representing a young Caucasian girl, made by Bru in France ca. 1890
Children (people by age group)
Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys
Museum of Childhood