Paper Doll's House

The Paper Doll's House of Miss Sarah Elizabeth Birdsall Otis, aged Twelve

(Includes 8 paper dolls and 4 pages of sticker clothes)
  1. Eric Boman
  • ISBN 9780500650417
  • 28.00 x 22.30 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 80pp
  • 52 Illustrations, 40 in colour
  • First published 2014

In 1884 the remarkable Miss Birdie Otis, aged twelve, made an extraordinary paper doll’s house in the form of a book

The Paper Doll's House

‘A curiosity of a picture book … an uncommon object sure to delight interiors fanatics everywhere’ – The Observer
‘A very welcome plaything for the young at heart’– Antiques Diary
'A slice of 19th-century Americana brought to light'– World of Interiors


Full of period charm, but also of distinct appeal to modern taste, the album’s exquisite collaged rooms and tiny accessories are true works of art.

The Paper Doll's House

This rare find – presented with press-out dolls and sticker costumes from the original collection – showcases an astonishingly daring, innate artistry, and is guaranteed to appeal to adults and children alike.

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