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Weird Photo Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

I knew I should have kept the instructions!

Now which part goes where? Matching doll heads to torsos is not as easy as it seems. Here a Denver Fire Department fireman is working with doll heads.

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Mommy, I'd rather hold my rooster than my dolly!

Who wouldn't want to hold a rooster over a doll? This is a beautiful studio portrait. Check out the detail using the zoom control. You can even see how calm the rooster is!

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Mama said, don't paint the babies!

I thought Mama said to Daddy, for the third time now, stop painting clothes on the babies! Now that your mining claim is bringing in money, we can afford clothes for the babies.

Manuscript Monday: Symphony Orchestra Figurines

Manuscript Monday: Symphony Orchestra Figurines
Manuscript Monday: Symphony Orchestra Figurines
Manuscript Monday: Symphony Orchestra Figurines
Manuscript Monday: Symphony Orchestra Figurines

Greetings manuscript  friends.  Today’s collection is a very unique one: the Powell orchestra figurines.  

Meet the Denver Miniature Symphony Orchestra, a miniature collection of figurines created by Dr. and Mrs.