Orson Munn's toy soldiers reenact scenes from several centuries, with a special focus on the Napoleonic wars
Orson Munn amassed a collection of 10,000 lead toy soldiers over a lifetime. While weighted heavily toward the Napoleonic wars, he has battles and figures that represent most of history’s great conflicts.
Mr. Munn often embellished his scenes with bits of branches and evergreens and even talcum powder snow.Jennifer Landes
Mr. Munn also painted some of his own figures.Jennifer Landes
Pat Munn looks at some of the shelves in the room over her garage that houses the figures.Jennifer Landes
Mr. Munn also made his own buildings and landscape features to complete a scene.Jennifer Landes
The cavalryJennifer Landes
Madame Metayer figuresJennifer Landes
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