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Dolls in Show Window

Date: 1930
Description: A nighttime view of dolls from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, arranged in the window of the Trimpey Studio and antique shop, 128 Fourth Avenue. The...
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Three Dolls

Date: 1935
Description: Three dolls from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, are posed seated at a small table with a tea set. The dolls date from the m...
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Alice Kent Trimpey

Date: 1930
Description: A portrait of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, sitting. Mrs. Trimpey was an authority on antiques and antique dolls.
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Trimpey Antiques

Date: May 1946
Description: Mr. Trimpey creates a self-portrait while photographing the window of his antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. The window display features dolls from the col...
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Dolls in Window

Date: 1930
Description: Dolls from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey arranged in the front window of the Trimpey Studio and antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. There is a minia...
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Alice Kent Trimpey with a Doll

Date: 1945
Description: Mrs. Trimpey sits in a chair holding her doll, Emeline.
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Mrs. Alice Kent Trimpey

Date: 1920
Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.
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Little Lou Crawford

Date: 1935
Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed with a flock of toy sheep.
Resource Description

About Our Dolls

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections
Browse the Wisconsin Historical Society's doll collection, organized by category, collector, country/maker, date, and material.
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German Fashion Doll

Date: 1935
Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, the photographer's wife. This early twentieth century porcelain doll was made in Nymphenburg, Germany, fr...
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Early Wax Doll

Date: 1935
Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey and dating to the mid-nineteenth century is posed in a woodland setting with a small china dog. The doll's...
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Martha

Date: 1935
Description: Hand-colored photograph of a doll, Martha, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, posed in a woodland setting. She wears a green brocade dress and hat....
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Doll with Miniature Chair

Date: 1935
Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...
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Doll with Miniature Chair

Date: 1935
Description: A doll with china head from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed by a miniature chair. She wears a silk dress and dates from the mid-nineteenth c...
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Violet

Date: 1935
Description: A portrait of the doll, Violet, from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey. The doll has a wax-over-composition head and is describ...
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Becky the Doll

Date: 1930
Description: A doll named Becky, with china head and old-fashioned dress, sits on a small chair.
Historical Essay

Ephraim Burt Trimpey, 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.
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Self-Portrait of Photographer with Car

Date: 1935
Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...

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