This is a blog to explain in a legal and historical context the life and alleged crimes of Erzebet Bathory. We hope to be fair and enlightening to our readers. We welcome comments, but remain family friendly.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
See my Newsletter; Erzebet is linked with Dolls, and is sort of contemporary to Woolf's "Orando"-see, Below
Newsletter Week of August 2nd
is finally here, and with it, the dog days of summer seem to whimper.
Doll shows continue, with August 15th as the date for the Peoria Doll,
bear and Toy Show, call Julie Bronski for informati0n at 312-919-7135.
The annual Maquoqueta, IA Doll, Toy and Bear Show takes place August
30th; make inquires at www.easterniowadollshows.com. More shows from all
over the world are listed in "Antique Doll Collector Magazine" August
2015 and in "Doll Castle News" July/August 2015.t
If we aren't buying dolls for our collection, than we are refurbishing
them. The magazines mentioned above include listings for doll hospitals
lie Doll Menders Doll Hospital,at www.dollmenders.com or The Little
Doll House & Doll Hospital, dollydoc106@aolcom.
The list of famous people who love dolls is every growing. Read about
Vita Sackville-West and her toy soldier collection, and then review and
refresh your knowledge of these toys that are among the oldest dolls.
Among Friends brought more wonderful character dolls, French Fashions,
babies, and novelties to light, and read more on how dolls turn up
happily in some very strange places. Happy Collecting; remember to write
and to share ideas who want to see posted!
recent biography of Vita Sackville-West, poet, aristocrat, member of
Bloomsbury and inspiration for Virginia Woolf's "Orlando" talks about
her toy solider collection. A poet and artist in her own right,
Sackville-West collected toys and toy soldiers before it even became
popular to do so.
hesitate to broaden your horizons when you are looking for dolls. A
recent Anime convention proved to be a fun place to find dolls, plush,
action figures, and other doll-related collectibles. Don't miss the cool