The adventures of a bunch of 18" dolls

Monthly Archives: October 2014


Now this is where the crafty fun really begins…  as we are in the era when Halloween had really arrived.

There is plenty of material online, and I will try to compile costumes, decorations and other examples for each of the following decades…

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Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving”, Benjamin Franklin Reinhart, 1872 

Now that we have had a general look at the development of Halloween and of children´s fancy dress in the 19th century, let´s get back to our American Girls.

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