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Object ID # 1959.002.031
Object Name Miniature
Title Miniature Toy Chair
Lexicon category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Date Early 20th-century
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1910
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This is a miniature metal doll chair. It is a dining room-style chair. It is painted a gold colour. There is some chipping of the paint, and the chair is slightly distorted.
Provenance Previously owned by Jean Reid (née Givens), b. 1899-d. 1991, who was married to William G. Reid.
Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. James Givens of the Massie district of Holland Township, Grey County. Her parents married in 1898 and were farmers. She mentioned that the toys she donated had belonged to her circa 1906. She later resided in Owen Sound, Grey County.

Her parents are buried at Greenwood Cemetery, in Owen Sound.
Collection Toys & Games, 20th-c Collection
Material Metal/Paint
Found Holland Township (formerly), Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
People Givens, James
Function A plaything of Jean Givens, a farm girl in Holland Township, Grey County.