I would like to open this blog category with a bibliography of the articles I have written for Doll Collector (formerly The Contemporary Doll Collector.) Occasionally I will include excerpts from my articles which I think may be of interest to other bloggers. If you have any questions about these and other topics, please leave a comment!
Dolls in Literature November 2003 Classic & current literary dolls
GI Joe July 2004 40 Years of Adventure
Monsters, Fiends & Villains November 2004 Those characters we love to hate
A Revolution of 14R Dolls January 2005 Vintage fashions dolls of the 1950’s & 1960’s
Make-up & Styling Head Dolls July 2005 Phenomenon of styling continues to be Popular
Fashion Dolls Part I September 2005 Designers of the 1920’s through the 1960’s
Fashion Dolls Part II November 2005 Designers from the 1990’s to the present
18 Inches: Just Right May 2006 18 Inch modern dolls are the new hype
Collecting Primitive and Rag Dolls March 2007 Rag dolls are coming back with a new look!
Moving Forward with Fashion Dolls November 2007 Fashion dolls have had many makeover over the years, including increased articulation and customizing.
Louise Goldsborough’s Fantasy Costume Designs May 2008 Ballet was a base for Louise’s whimsical figures
Debbee Thibault’s American Collectibles July 2009 Art and practicality meld in the hands of a doll artisan
“Hoarding” Dolls March 2011 I once was a doll hoarder, but now I’m saved!
Decades of Dolls Part I May 2011 Dolls from the 1930’s to the 1940’s
Decades of Dolls Part II July 2011 1950’s thru 1970’s
Decades of Dolls Part III September 2011 1980’s to 2000
The Popularity of the Doll Trunk November 2011 Toy & doll trunks from the 1800’s to the present
Lorraine Alippe’s 12 Fashion Lady Mannequins March 2012 Melding history with doll artistry
Conversations with Linda Lipfert White, Granddaughter of Bernard Lipfert May 2012 The life and times of a famous doll designer
Watch for my upcoming article on Organizing a Doll Studio.
For full copies of the articles and all the pictures included, you can order back issues from the Scott Publications website www.scottpublications.com .