What is a Doll?

How long have we had this love affair with Dolls?

Pearls of Wisdom:

New World Dictionary describes a doll as - "a child's toy, puppet, marionette, etc. made to resemble a human being."

Monday, March 8, 2010

A Wedding at Versailles

On May 16, 1770, the young couple was married in Versailles, and in time, their love for each other grew. The people of Paris initially loved them, too and had they been given more time to prepare, perhaps they could have more wisely presided over France’s twenty five million people.

Marie Antoinette's Wedding Dress... Ontario Museum

Princess De Lamballe

In the spring of 1774 - when Marie Antoinette was 19 years old - King Louis XV developed Smallpox, and died shortly after. The only living heir was the young dauphin, not yet twenty and very worried about his ability to govern.


  1. What a fabulous blog Marta, I will be back. Thank you for following me and yes please use my pedlar picture,
    Best wishes,

  2. Thank you Mary...So generous of you for letting me use your gorgeous doll. I will post over the weekend, I'm working on it right now.