Antique dollhouse wallpaper

In a search on antique lithographed wallpapers I stumbled on a beautiful example of such for the Victorian dollhouse market. This marvelously preserved and richly patterned German “room box” well illustrates the passion for ornament that decorators in the 19th century shared, even when applied on such a diminutive scale. The quality in coloring here [...]

It’s Howdy Doody Time!

The Howdy Doody Show reigned as one of the first and most popular of all children’s television shows from its debut on December 17, 1947 until its final episode in 1960. Early on the producers of the program realized the incredible merchandising potential they had in Buffalo Bob and his cheerful red-haired puppet. In 1949 [...]


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