I would love to know the story of this dollhouse. What a remarkable gift to be made under such conditions! Not only does the photo illicit an emotion from the viewer; for miniature enthusiasts it conjures up possible heartfelt stories.
CHRISTMAS PREPARATIONS IN THE ROYAL NAVY HOME FLEET, SEPTEMBER 1943
Royal Marine J Lynch of Newport building a dolls house, complete
with furniture, 1943. In the weeks before Christmas, men and officers
in the Royal Navy often put their practical skills to use in making
presents for their families at home. This photograph shows Marine Lynch
on a battleship putting the finishing touches to a large dolls house,
complete with furniture.
Enjoy! ~judy www.justminiaturescale.com