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Old English wooden doll, title Bru Bebes for Thériault

Rarity, condition and provenance were all critical aspects of this 20 inch tall English wooden doll circa 1740 with extensive trousseau which was part of a large museum collection and was – in the words of Florence Thériault – an “extraordinary survivor”. Bringing $ 287,500 from a private American collector, she achieved premier lot status […]

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Stories, exploring loneliness and viewing translation as “extended authorship” – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

The stories feature, to a large extent, the dark worlds of lonely characters experiencing varying degrees of tragedy, portrayed through dark, simple language. by Grace Baby Doll: Stories is an exemplary affair with loneliness; and strenuous lock reading. Translated from Malayalam by Fathima EV, they present, to a large extent, the dark worlds of solitary […]

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55 Delicious Doll Tattoos – Tattoo Ideas, Artists and Models

Growing up, many of us played with dolls. However, the time period you were born greatly determined the types of dolls you played with. For example, as a child of the 90s, I grew up playing with Barbie dolls. I even remember getting a collectible Barbie Cruella de Vil that, to my mom’s horror, I […]

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Book Review: Gracy’s ‘Baby Doll’

The women at the center of Gracy’s stories have all upended the status quo with their desire, fear and lust Gracy’s ‘Baby Doll’; Harper Perennial, Rs 399, 244 pages Gracy’s stories are set in a landscape of superstitions, haunted houses and yakshis. A thin, permeable film ripples between the real and the imaginary, and the […]

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BENNY LOVES YOU, Hell Hath No Fury like that despised rag doll

A delightfully silly microbudgetary slapstick gem, Karl Holt’s Benny loves you is a rude and savage portrait of a man who is desperately struggling to grow taller is a ton of fun. Largely glued together with pieces of duct tape and chewing gum, Holt’s feature debut is a lawless explosion of chaos I don’t want […]

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18-year-old woman “was treated like a rag doll when raped by a laughing couple”

An 18-year-old woman “was treated like a rag doll when raped by a laughing couple” who is also charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, a court has heard. Zahid Hassan, 32, is accused of raping the 18-year-old girl from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire in 2006 along with another man surnamed Fred. Leeds Crown Court learned […]