1870s: Dolls House
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The Toy Hall Of Fame: Toys And Games That Have Influenced Generations
18. 1870s: Dolls House
This wonderful toy began life in 17th century Europe and has been delighting both children and collectors for generations. Did you know they used to be called 'baby houses'? Early versions of these picture perfect homes were hand created, with every piece of furniture and fabric made with painstaking detail. Nowadays these miniature creations are mass produced and come in all shapes and sizes, but they still hold a special place in our hearts.