Wednesday, June 18, 2008

I've put together my very own online dollhouse museum. Here you can find sites with some delicious dollhouses. Slip your shoes off, relax, and enjoy......

Links checked and updated on 2/17/2013

THE MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD ..Click Collections (on top bar) then scroll down to Doll's Houses

LADENBURGER AUCTIONS.....I love antique miniatures and roomboxes


ANTIQUE DOLLHOUSES AND FURNISHINGS..... Their link to the miniatures section is at the top of the page
A HISTORY OF DOLLHOUSES. 1890'S-1920'S..... is part of their site

ANTIQUE DOLLHOUSES from Sylvia's Puppenhaus. Lots of pages of antique dollhouses and dolls.

ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE DOLLHOUSE COLLECTION from appraiser & collector Susan Grimshaw.

I've gathered some links that will lead you to pictures of the Thorne miniature rooms.
THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO,home of the Thorne Rooms.

PICTURES OF THE THORNE ROOMS ON FLICKR

THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM this link takes you to the search page. Type dolls house in the search box and you'll find many pictures of antique dolls houses. NOTE* typing dollhouse will not work.

THE RIGG DOLL'S HOUSE, built and decorated in 1840

WREN SONG GALLERY

THE CAPTAIN GEORGE I ROBINSON HOUSE, includes information on its construction.

CHUCK DOAN’S 1/4 SCALE DIORAMAS, a railroad modeler, he does outstanding work

MINICARETTI makes delectable mini foods. She also has a blog, in Italian, but there are some more pictures

VIC NEWEY, outstanding museum quality doll houses

ROOMBOXES BY EUGENE KUPJACK who began as a miniaturist working on the Thorne rooms in the 1930's

MINIATURES BY SALLY WALLACE, some dandy projects shown here. My particular favorite is THE VILLAGE.

A DOLLS HOUSE MUSEUM COLLECTION. Charming antique dollhouses.

BILL LANKFORD’S SITE

COLLEEN MOORE’S FAMOUS FAIRY CASTLE

FROGMORTON IS RIK PIERCE’S SITE

PAT AND NOEL THOMAS’S SITE

LEA'S TURN OF THE CENTURY TOWN HOUSE

LEA'S VETERINARY CLINIC

THE RIJKSMUSEUM OORTMAN CABINET SITE The museum has many other interesting and lovely articles in its online exhibit.

Swiss Miniatur is a park in Switzerland built in small scale. If you do a google image search you'll find many photos people have taken of the buildings.

A MINIATURES MUSEUM IN BERLIN.They show a sampling of their exhibits. Beautiful stuff.

THE MINI MANSION.In German but you can click for an English translation. The house is rather neat, there are some tutorials for plants and such, also a bit of information how they planned the house.

A HOBBIT HOUSE, a great house site. Lots of pictures of a very different looking project. Click on the little green arrow to go to the previous page and you’ll see some quaint theme park houses.

ZANELLA MINIATURES. Check out the room displays, very fine detail.

CREATIONS BY WALTER VAUGHN

BLUETTE MELONEY’S SITE

BROOKE TUCKER

PETER TUCKER

A DOLLHOUSE BASED ON THE ALTES HAUS IN BACHARACH, GERMANY BUILT IN 1368. By Leslie Evans

BEKONSCOT RAILWAY VILLAGE, there are six little villages in a 1.5 acre miniature landscape . The buildings are 1:12 scale.  The pictures on my original link have been changed, and aren't as good, so do a google image search.

TATIANA'S PALACE Postcard images of Titania's Palace , a dollhouse that was hand-built by Sir Neville wilkinson from 1907 to 1922 , for his daughter .
Click here to see a picture of the exterior of the house and a view of one of the rooms.