Metropolitan Line, 1868-1936. Aylesbury was built as part of the Metropolitan Railway's plan to link Manchester to the continent. It didn't happen and the station closed when the Metropolitan service was cut back to Amersham.
(little history lesson-) Fashion Dolls made to raise money for the french people after the war, Given to America on the "Gratitude Train" in 1949. desgined after the 1947 couture collections. Beautiful detail and story
Ensemble House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883–1971 Paris) Date: ca. 1956 Culture: French Medium: silk, wool, leather Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 48 in. (121.9 cm) Length at CB (c): 48 in. (121.9 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of H. Gregory Thomas, 1959