Tag: 1:12 scale miniatures

The Hammons House

The Hammons House

The beloved Hammons House will be on display at MOHAI at Lake Union Park for the first time! A newly designed case features the home decorated for the holidays shown with a pair of original portraits that also appear inside the house.

The finely crafted Colonial Revival miniature mansion was co-designed by Claire Bagley Hammons, her husband, Frederick Dent Hammons, and architect Joseph S. Coté. It was completed in 1948 and given as a gift to the Seattle Historical Society in 1955, now known as the Museum of History & Industry.

Measuring Quinces

It’s a blustery fall day here in Western Washington. A series of storms are moving through this week, which is typical for October here, but the winds are coming a bit earlier than usual, and we still have late-season fruit on the trees.

Dad picked all of Woody’s apples this morning. They’re still a tad under ripe, but wouldn’t have held out in this wind, and they are still delicious. Woody made a beautiful assortment this year, including the biggest that we’ve yet seen from him, which will soon be measured and added to Woody’s 1:12 scale miniature apple set.

But for today, I picked a couple boxes of quinces this morning that are in the process of being measured for miniatures.

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