The house also contained pots and pans, food cans, brooms, and a packet of Epsom salts, all made to scale.
In the kitchen, there was a gas cooker and a fridge which both worked. There was even a working, miniature-sized telephone, and a front garden.
The Princesses spent much of their childhood cleaning and tidying their tiny home, with Elizabeth, in particular, developing a reputation for being exceptionally neat.
This was the children’s domain, and adults, who had to crouch to fit through the door, were reportedly only admitted by invitation.