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Posted on 25 January, 2017

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Bonnie Broel with the House Of All Seasons Dollhouse

Bonnie Broel’s English Hunting Lodge

The House of Broel on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans is a show-place of the designer’s two loves: wedding fashion and dollhouse miniatures. Weddings have precedence. The entire first floor is an elegant wedding venue where many of her fashion clients have had their nuptials performed. The third floor houses the Fashion Museum. It’s the second floor that is the key attraction for miniature enthusiast – Bonnie Broel’s amazing dollhouse miniatures.

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Posted by Patrick Owens

Categories: collections


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Posted on 07 May, 2016

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The South Jersey House, Flora Gill Jacobs collection

Flora Gill Jacobs, 87, Who Opened Dollhouse Museum, Dies

By MARGALIT FOX

Published: June 12, 2006

Flora Gill Jacobs, an internationally recognized authority on dollhouses who spent her adult life blissfully awash in minutiae, including tiny, lavishly appointed mansions and an ornate Mexican villa that came with its own chapel (very small priest included), died on May 31 in Washington. She was 87 and lived in Chevy Chase, Md.

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Posted by Susan Downing

Categories: collections, museums


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