American Girl’s Beforever doll, Samantha Parkington, Is NOT an EDWARDIAN doll

30 Dec

Samantha Parkington is not an Edwardian doll…More details below…

Generation Next

I have been a fan of American Girl since 1996. I have been a historian for years. (Wow, time flies).

American Girl, while being a historical line of dolls, haven’t all been historically accurate when it came to their dolls. Kirsten with bangs? That was never a trend in the 1800’s. Beforever really shows a huge leap away from historical accuracy. They have Samantha and Caroline sporting headbands…

I’m not the type of fan that glosses over everything American Girl just because it’s American Girl, and if you’ve been following my blog, you know that.

Just check out my Beforever article. Click Me.

But I have to disagree that the stories themselves are inaccurate. I’ve found all of the stories to be as close to historically accurate that it can be for nine year olds. It has only been guilty of glossing over greater issues, but considering most of life in the books…

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