Her Father was serious, her mother merry.
Together they complimented and assisted each other.
When I first got this house I was looking for unique dolls for it. I liked the male doll's clothing as it was velvet with gold rickrack. It had a big dopey cloth face so I removed it. The doll body is old and filled with sawdust for stuffing. I glued a comtemporary head to it, which is a miniature milliners bust. (I used the female form for his sister) That is why it looks waxy, it is supposed to be a mannequin. I like his morose look.
The female doll is an antique celluloid. She is smaller than 1:12 scale but I loved her skirt. CM