Shared Photo: Art Nouveau dolls my grandmother made in the 1920s

+17 votes

I wanted to share this family photo of dolls made by my grandmother, Maria Erdos with the community. Location: probably Frankfurt, Germany, but it could also be Munich, Berlin, or Vienna, all cities she lived in around that time.
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in Photos by Jaki Erdoes G2G6 Mach 3 (36.6k points)

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+6 votes
Wow they amazing thank You for sharing
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
+6 votes
Beautiful dolls. Grandma really knew her Art Nouveau and her appreciation shows. Did she make them as a hobby or did she sell them also? Thank  you for sharing her appreciation of art and her talent.
by Jerry Dolman G2G6 Pilot (169k points)

I don't really know whether she sold any, but here's another photo:


Beautiful work, Are there any of her dolls still around in the family?
Only one that I know of.
Whoever has it, hold on to it tight. They are beautiful and can never be replaced. Just like a grandmother it is priceless.

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