American Family of the Colonial Era Paper Dolls

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1983 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Spanning three generations, an American colonial family of eight - grandparents Samuel and Hannah; parents John and Prudence; and children Benjamin (18), Sarah (15), Ruth (6) and Thomas (2) - is shown in period attire in a variety of situations as they live out the drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath. In this newest addition to the Dover paper doll series, distinguished fashion illustrator and author Tom Tierney brings to bear his tremendous illustrative ability and extensive knowledge of period costume.

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I started buying Tierney's American Family series as a reference so that I can better imagine the typical people of a particular period. The more usual documenting of high fashion isn't useful for ... Read full review

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One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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