Sydney's Doll Hospital: 3 Generations Of Doll Repair as presented by: Boston Big Picture

Sydney's Doll Hospital has worked on millions of dolls, teddy bears and other toys since it opened in 1913. "Doll surgeons" transplant fingers, toes and heads, and repair broken eye sockets. The company has been handed down from three generations of the Chapman family. Geoff Chapman, 'Head Surgeon' at Sydney's Doll Hospital, in his workshop. Limbs of dolls are shown as spare parts in a pile ready to be used in customers doll repairs at Sydney's Doll Hospital, May 20, 2014. Opened in 1913, Sydney's Doll Hospital has worked on millions of dolls, teddy bears and other toys. Kerry Stuart, a 25-year veteran at Sydney's Doll Hospital, pulls the plastic head of a customers doll out of a bowl of hot water to soften the material before removing and replacing its old eyes.

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