DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Bradford Dolls' House:
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Description of Subject Matter: The Miniature World of Faith Bradford: The Dolls' House
Opened 1951 – Indefinitely
This dollhouse represents a romantic view of the life of a large and affluent American family in the early 1900s. Its 23 rooms contain more than 800 miniature items, including furniture, linens, toys, and other household items. The late Faith Bradford, a records expert at the Library of Congress, spent more than a half century designing and building the miniature furnishings; it was donated to the museum in 1951. Also on view is Ms. Bradford's scrapbook, which shows her methods of creating the house.
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Until 1997, I was taking at most a couple of hundred photos a year.
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