Eunice P. Tuttle archive (miniature doll artist)

Eunice P. Tuttle, 1974-1980. Trade Paperback. Item #291148

Eunice P. Tuttle (1906-1996) was an American miniature doll artist, best known for her creations 'dolls from famous paintings.' Archive consists of correspondence between Eunice P. Tuttle and collectors, Stanwood and Barbara Schmidt in California. The archive begins in 1974 with 1973 Christmas card illustrated with a color photograph of a doll created by Tuttle. Christmas cards with color photographs of new doll creations from 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 are included, with autograph letters with cards from Tuttle in 1974, 1977, 1980, 1982. Typed letters signed from Tuttle 1974 (2 pp., about 500 words, with envelope), 1976 (1 page, about 300 words), 1978 (2 pp., about 450 words), 1979 (1 page, about 500 words), 1980 (1 page, about 250 words) Autograph letter signed 1974 (1 page, about 350 words), 1980 (1 page, about 175 words, with envelope), 1980 (1 page, about 300 words, with envelope), 1980 (1 page, about 130 words), 1980 (4 pages, about 800 words), 1980 (1 page, about 200 words), 1980, (1 page, about 200 words), 1983 (1 page, about 15 words, with envelope), 1983 (1 page, about 130 words, with envelope), 1983 (1 page, about 200 words, with envelope). The 1983 letter is accompanied by a hand-crafted small 10 page book specifically for Stanwood S. Schmidt entitled 'The Walrus and the Carpenter with three oysters,' illustrated with 2 color photographs of dolls by Tuttle. Authetication cards for dolls purchased by the collector signed by the artist in 1977 and 1979 (with hand-drawn floor plan for the base of the case for the Hatch Family doll). 10 color photographs, 3.5 x 5.0 inches, of dolls created by Tuttle. 7 color photographs, 2.5 x 3.5 inches, of 3 different dolls created by Tuttle. 4 typed letters from Schmidt to Tuttle, 1974 (2), 1975, 1976. A large archive from a wodely collected and important miniature doll artist.

Price: $150.00

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