Pat and Nora
'Pat', a rare black Steiff teddy bear with short mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black horizontally stitched nose, black stitched mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with cream felt pads, growler and hump --14in. (35.5cm.) high, circa 1910 (1in. x ½in. hole in one hand pad, small hole in other, very small bald patch to tip of one toe, growler inoperative); and 'Nora', a Steiff teddy bear with pale blonde short mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black horizontally stitched nose, black stitched mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, growler and hump, wearing white wool skirt, knitted white jumper, underwear and boots with a silk parasol --13½in. (34cm.) high, 1908 (worn, pads recovered and parasol frayed); a sixty page 'Nature Note Book' with diary entries from Friday 24th (July) to Tuesday 22nd (September) 1914 including pencil drawings and watercolours; a collection of family photographs relating to Kathleen, Pat and Nora, including a family group photograph of the grandparents' Golden Wedding on 28th October 1917, featuring a twelve-year old Kathleen, holding Nora, who is dressed in a nurse's outfit, a silver print photograph of Kathleen, holding Nora and her brother, Ivor, playing with their dog, a carte de visite with a 18 month/2 year old Kathleen, a view of their home in Oxford and various views of their holidays in Birchington, from 1906 to 1914, many featuring Kathleen, Ivor, Nurse and their many friends playing in the sands, most silver prints on postcard backs.