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Object Name Doll
Date 1895-1905
Description Girl doll. Bisque head with sleep-eyes and short blond hair. Composition arms and legs. Made by J.D. Kestner, Germany. Height 14 inches.
(Keywords: Early Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of Mrs. Edwin A. Stumpp
Ownership and History This doll may have been the childhood toy of the donor, Marie Strohmeyer of Staten Island. She was born in 1892, the daughter of Frederick and Louise Strohmeyer. She married Edwin Stumpp, a merchant, and they resided for many years on Greta Place in the Grymes Hill area of Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1905
Maker Kestner, J.D.
Subjects Dolls
Lexicon Sub-category Toy
Associated People Stumpp, Marie H. (Strohmeyer)
Catalog Number T03.0326
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
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