Alabaster vases of monkeys holding their young
18.6 cm high and 13.7 cm high.
Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, Reign of Pepi I, 2289 - 2255 BC.
Source: Metropolitan Museum
Ferris wheel and giant Japanese newspaper man at the Nagoya Pan-Pacific Peace Exposition of 1937.
Norman Bel Geddes
Doll House for Joan
In 1921, Bel Geddes designed a brownstone dollhouse as Christmas gift for his daughter Joan. The rectangular two-story dollhouse is made chiefly of painted wood. Throughout the home, rooms are accented with wood, metal, and enamel furnishings. Moving from front to back, the rooms are laid out as follows: The first floor has an entry room that connects to the second floor with a staircase, followed by a center room and a back room. The second floor has a front room with tall windows, a center room, and a bathroom in the back.
The completed dollhouse was in the possession of the Geddes family until it was donated to the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin in 2001. [source]
who did it better?
14-year-old Japanese junior high school student Monroe (Twitter, Instagram) on the street in Harajuku with a sports jersey from Funktique, a Bubbles Harajuku sheer skirt, lighted blinking sneakers, and an MCM bucket bag. Monroe was the first Harajuku street snap girl we met who was born after the year 2000 - two years ago when she was 12.