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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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Not All Disney Princesses Were Legal | Inherited Values

Not All Disney Princesses Were Legal | Inherited Values | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

In the 1920s through the 1940s, carnivals, state fairs, and the like gave away figurines made of plaster to those who successfully answered the calls of carnival game barkers. Because they were made of plaster or chalk, these pieces are called carnival chalkware. Given that they were made of a less-than sturdy material as well as given away to men trying to impress ladies and kids (both temporary conditions!), relatively few of the rather large number of plaster carnival prizes made and given away have survived; thus making them collectible.

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Vintage Pin-Ups For The Nursery | Inherited Values

Vintage Pin-Ups For The Nursery | Inherited Values | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Once upon a time, brightly-colored graphics on pressed layers of cardboard in the shape of characters from nursery rhymes, Mother Goose stories, and other childhood tales covered the walls in baby nurseries and children's bedrooms.

 

 

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 15, 2013 1:51 PM

The story of vintage Dolly Toy Co. coardboard wall decor for nurseries and children's rooms. (Lots of pics, including vintage advertising, and a surprise celebrity!)