The Maurine Popp Collection of Dolls
Izannah Walker Boy Doll with Paper Label, Central Fall, Rhode Island, very small teal-toned blue shaded eyes, long oval face, little straight line mouth in suggestion of smile, brown painted hair, (light nose rub, craquelure, paint wear and loss to hair paint, small piece of top layer at crown missing),shoulder head is constructed as separate piece and attached to cloth body, reflective of later production, red paper label attached on back I.F. Walker, Patent Nov. 4th, 1873, slender cloth limbs, turquoise green boots, wonderful blue and white figured print dress with separately attached collar and overskirt may be original, doll called "Jonathon" by Maurine, ht. 15 in.
Note: This doll, and the other small Izannah Walker dolls in Maurine's collection, came to her through the Walker family.
Literature: Bristol, Dolls,p. 122; Noble, Beautiful Dolls, p. 40.