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Doll House Show/Emett

Postby ijopson » Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:07 pm

I came across this picture in a doll house enthusiasts blog (I do have other interests) from a model show in New Zealand. I thought you may like to see it. Unfortunately I have no more information, and the writer didn't seem to know what it was
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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby ijopson » Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:29 am

Apologies to those who tried to see the picture earlier, but I misspelled the label originally.

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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby fatmac » Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:52 am

Definately Emettesque. 8)
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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:21 am

it is from one of Emett's drawings. The wife in the door, husband in the garden(?) even the tree, in fact everything is as in original drawing . The figures look like they are flat photocopies of the figures in original drawing.
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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby Kevin » Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:59 am

That is such a good representation of the original cartoon. I can't find anything online, but would like to find out more about the builder and his other work.
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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby Willow Creek Traction » Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:59 pm

That is an interesting presentation of the subject.
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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby rue_d_etropal » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:00 am

I am wondering if the person who built this, comes from art/craft world not model making. One big difference between our world and the art world, as we tend to network better and tell others what we are doing. I have seen 'models' done by artists , and they are superb, but something in the way they are presented is different. This piece feels like some of those , in particular the cartoon figures and the simple baseboard.
Having said that, I would expect info about the person who built it to be displayed, and possibly contact details , maybe even a website.
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Re: Doll House Show/Emett

Postby ijopson » Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:04 pm

For those who want to see the original item, it's on a blog at myrtlemanorminiature.blogspot.co.uk under the entry dated march 23rd 2014. An exhibition by Wanganui Miniature Club. A google shows a Nick Kaveney as a member of a local model engineering club, so perhaps an NZ member here might be able to discover more (has the maker done other Emett models for instance?).


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