Famous American Women Paper Dolls in Full Color PDF ePub eBook

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Famous American Women Paper Dolls in Full Color free pdf This unique collection of paper dolls pays tribute to 16 remarkable women who contributed significantly to American and world history in fields not traditionally reserved for females. Each famous figure is shown in two full-color costumes, authentically rendered by noted illustrator Tom Tierney, while an informative and carefully researched text provides accurate biographical information.Represented here are the Indian princess Pocahontas, shown in native garb and formal 17th-century court dress- Revolutionary War heroine "Molly Pitcher, " outfitted in simple Colonial dress- authors Harriet Beecher Stowe and Louisa May Alcott, in elegant, full-skirted dresses of the mid-nineteenth century- Harriet Tubman, in the durable clothing she wore as primary conductor on the "Underground Railroad"- silent-film star and magnate Mary Pickford in costumes from two of her most famous pictures, "Little Lord Fountleroy" and "Pollyanna"- and celebrated aviator Amelia Earhart, depicted in everyday dress and flying attire. Also included are Julia Ward Howe, who wrote the text of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"- women's rights advocate Susan B. Anthony- Clara Barton, organizer and founder of the American Red Cross- Christian Scientist Mary Baker Eddy- writers Edith Wharton, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Gertrude Stein- Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.Paper doll collectors, feminists and students and teachers of history will find this easily affordable collection fascinating, inspiring and educational - a worthwhile addition to any personal library.

About Tom Tierney

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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Author : Tom Tierney
Publisher : Dover Publications Inc.
Data Published : 28 March 2003
ISBN : 0486253821
EAN : 9780486253824
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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