The Bunnykins Business

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Unpaid and working late into the night in a convent, a young nun created rabbit designs for children's tableware in the 1930s as a favour for her father, the general manager of Royal Doulton. Bunnykins plates and figures made a fortune for the company and are now eagerly sought by collectors - a fact which mystifies their original creator. In a unique radio interview Sheila Keegan talked to Barbara Vernon (who died aged 92 last month) about the rabbit phenomenon, and mingles with collectors at a 'Bunnykins extravaganza' in Stoke-on-Trent. News follows. / Unpaid and working late into the night in a convent, a young nun created rabbit designs for children's tableware in the 1930s as a favour for her father, the general manager of Royal Doulton. Bunnykins plates and figures made a fortune for the company and are now eagerly sought by collectors - a fact which mystifies their original creator. In a unique radio interview Sheila Keegan talked to Barbara Vernon (who died aged 92 last month) about the rabbit phenomenon, and mingles with collectors at a 'Bunnykins extravaganza' in Stoke-on-Trent.

2003060720040824

Unpaid and working late into the night in a convent, a young nun created rabbit designs for children's tableware in the 1930s as a favour for her father, the general manager of Royal Doulton. Bunnykins plates and figures made a fortune for the company and are now eagerly sought by collectors - a fact which mystifies their original creator. In a unique radio interview Sheila Keegan talked to Barbara Vernon (who died aged 92 last month) about the rabbit phenomenon, and mingles with collectors at a 'Bunnykins extravaganza' in Stoke-on-Trent. News follows. / Unpaid and working late into the night in a convent, a young nun created rabbit designs for children's tableware in the 1930s as a favour for her father, the general manager of Royal Doulton. Bunnykins plates and figures made a fortune for the company and are now eagerly sought by collectors - a fact which mystifies their original creator. In a unique radio interview Sheila Keegan talked to Barbara Vernon (who died aged 92 last month) about the rabbit phenomenon, and mingles with collectors at a 'Bunnykins extravaganza' in Stoke-on-Trent.