Early Republic "Manikin dolls" illustration, Portland, 1919

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


An artist, known only as “H.E.Z.,” created five watercolor fashion doll illustrations for, or at the request of, Maine Historical Society in 1919. The artist provided detailed descriptions of each doll and their garments. Unfortunately, not all information is correct, for example some dates or fabric types.

This illustration, one of five created by the artist, includes the 1801, 1787, and 1785 doll.

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  • Title: Early Republic "Manikin dolls" illustration, Portland, 1919
  • Creator: H. E. Z.
  • Creation Date: 1919
  • Subject Date: circa 1790
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: watercolor, ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25.400 cm x 35.6 cm
  • Local Code: 2001.1.01.2
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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