1. Welcome to the Dollhouse

    There’s a whole room devoted to tiny taxidermy.
  2. 1 / 12 Artists crafted the facade by pressing modeling material, similar to papier-mâché, into the shape of stone slabs. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
  3. 2 / 12 Like Brooklyn apartments, the bedrooms have parquet floors—although these rooms are frilly and illuminated by functional chandeliers and sconces. Kelly Mahoney / Astolat Dollhouse Castle
  4. 3 / 12 All the rooms in the dollhouse are fully wired and and even the bathrooms have functional plumbing. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
  5. 4 / 12 There’s a whole room devoted to tiny taxidermy. Kelly Mahoney / Astolat Dollhouse Castle
  6. 5 / 12 The copper roof hasn't been greened with patina. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
  7. 6 / 12 Throughout the house, the items are modeled on a 1:12 scale, meaning that an inch corresponds to a foot (and that these apricots and prunes are teeny-tiny). Kelly Mahoney / Astolat Dollhouse Castle
  8. 7 / 12 A suit of armor stands guard over a collection of tiny pistols and other tools. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
  9. 8 / 12 A visitor peeks through the window into the living room. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
  10. 9 / 12 The little books in the library—most of which measure about 1 inch by 1 inch—were intended for life-sized readers, who would peruse them with a handheld magnifying glass. Kelly Mahoney / Astolat Dollhouse Castle
  11. 10 / 12 The manicured landscaping consists of trees fashioned from moss, as well as stately steps flanking a pair of classical columns. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
  12. 11 / 12 The little commode features inlaid marble and a roll of toilet paper that actually unfurls. Kelly Mahoney / Astolat Dollhouse Castle
  13. 12 / 12 Merlin lords over the grounds from his tower, which also houses telescopes and an observatory. Emily Anne Epstein / The Atlantic
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