Category Archives: hall

Posted on 01 March, 2016

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Anne Gerdes Edwardian Master’s Bedroom found on Annie’s Minis

Accessorizing Halls, Bedrooms, Nurseries and Bathrooms

NOTE:  As was true in Part 1 (Kitchen, Lounge & Dining Room), the following article by Julia Morrison is an excellent guide for the basic items you will need to accessorize the 4 rooms in the title. Of course, you have decisions to make before buying the listed items. In what era does your project take place? (again, I chose Edwardian images). Aristocracy or We-The-People? Even before that, dollhouse or room box? Are you recreating a memory, copying a room from a painting or photograph? What’s your budget? Here’s Julie Morrison’s article.

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Posted on 25 August, 2015

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Great hall in Maria’s Tudor Rose Apothecary, one of Kevin Jackson’s dolls houses.

Tudor Great Halls

Tudor Great Halls had undergone dramatic change after Henry Tudor ascended the throne as Henry VII in 1485. During medieval times it had been the most important room in the castle, where the Lord received hordes of supporters and where feasts were held for special days. In many castles, all the members of the household sat down to eat at tables set up for every meal.

The Tudor’s brought a period of peace and prosperity to England. The aristocracy no longer had to live in castles, where fortifications were more important than comfortable living conditions. The manor house was born, and over time, the Tudor Great Hall became obsolete.

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Posted by Susan Downing

Categories: dollhouses, hall, room boxes, Tudor


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