Category Archives: Neo Classical

Posted on 15 January, 2017

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Section of the White House replica being unloaded at an exhibition site. Source unknown.

Miniature White House

Using the word “miniature” to describe enormous dollhouses has always seemed weird to me. That’s especially true with the 1/12the scale replica of the White House. This colossus is 60 feet long and 20 feet wide. It weighs 10 tons and goes on tour in a big rig. John Zweigel’s obsessions truly stretches the universe of “tiny things.”

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Posted by Patrick Owens


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Posted on 05 February, 2016

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Ron Hubble’s English style miniature ballroom in the Miniature Museum of Taiwan

Ron Hubble, Artisan

A World of Beauty

Ron Hubble is known in the miniature world for his attention to detail and his ability to make the period in which he works come to life. One source of inspiration has been the stately homes of England, especially as designed by Robert Adams. This eighteenth-century architect created many such manor houses. One manor house is of special interest to Ron – Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, in the English Midlands.

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Posted by Susan Downing

Categories: Neo Classical, room boxes


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