Dollhouse’s used to be called baby houses and were built for adults.
“It was a diminutive 3-D enshrinement of all the owner’s worldly belongings, of his literal and figurative station in life.”
Charles Siebert in the article The Thorne Miniature Rooms printed in the 9/20/2015 The New York Times Magazine.
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