London, South Kensington
5 October 2006
A small red roof Gottschalk dolls' house No.6616
modelled as a chalet with stencilled green shutters and side windows, imitation wood panelling to the upper storey, card glazing bars and balcony, opening at the front to reveal one room, the upper floor reached through an aperture at the back, early 20th century --9¼in (23.5cm.) high, 8in. (20cm.) wide and 6¼in. (16cm.) deep, number written on base (back door to Ist floor missing, corner of roof damaged and repair to balcony)
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See The Genius of Moritz Gottschalk, by Evelyn Akerman, page 124 for house No.6618 in the series of Mountain Chalets, also page 83 for another chalet.
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