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Sunday, 12 July 2015

DOLLS FROM GHANA, A "JAY" DOLL FROM IRELAND, and dolls from ENGLAND

Today I am listing dolls from GHANA, IRELAND, and ENGLAND.

The two dolls from ENGLAND are made by PEGGY NISBET.  The one in the "POL:ISH" costume is NOT an authentic costume, but I have added her here for you to see that costume dolls are not always a true representation of the country which they are intended to represent.  Having said that, she is a pretty doll wearing a colourful outfit. 
For more photos, and information about the dolls, please see the website.  Thank you.

PLEASE NOTE:
I have had the costume on the Peggy Nisbet doll confirmed by a POLISH doll collector friend who specialises in Polish costume dolls.  You can see her wonderful blog of Polish dolls at:  Polishfolkdolls.blogspot.com
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I have also added three photos of waterfalls, at the bottom of this Post, which I saw on one of my recent walks, as I know some of you like seeing photos from my walks.
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GHANA - (pair of hand made dolls)
(Website Id:  Africa - Ghana - 0012, 0012A, 0012B and 0012C  
IRELAND - (a turf collector)
(Website Id:  Europe - Ireland - 0018)
ENGLAND - (a Scottish Piper)
(Website Id:  Europe - England - 0068 and 0068A)
ENGLAND
(Website Id:  Europe - England - 0069)
Although the label on this doll states that this doll is dressed
in the costume of Poland, it is NOT an authentic costume.
(Please see the explanation at the top of this Post).
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Three waterfalls seen on my recent walk near Aberystwyth in West Wales.
HAFOD WATERFALL (The Cascade)
You have to walk through a dark, wet tunnel to reach this waterfall
but it is SO worth it!  
My photo does NOT do it justice!
A SMALLER WATERFALL
AND ANOTHER WATERFALL
Carole.
ENJOY!
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