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German Paper Dolls
Germany: 1930s. A charming 13.75" chromolithographed and die-cut paper doll produced in Germany, depicting a little girl with her hand over her heart. This doll is special because the hand on each of the outfits lifts to allow the doll to "hold" its accessories. Has stand in back to allow.....
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Made by Hand
[c1870s]. A 17" jointed movable paper doll of what appears to be a Tyrolian gentleman. Penned on his cumberbund is "Andenken (Souvenir)". Jointed at shoulders and knees. String tie mechanisms lifts arms and legs.
Pretend play, paper dolls, articulation
London: Misch & Co., . Two (2) 12" card stock articulated or jointed paper dolls that move at the neck, shoulder, hip and knee. The limbs and head are attached to the body form with unique circular inserts. The costume bodices slip beneath the arm joints and the sleeves slip.....
Made by Hand, Works by Children, Paper Doll, Pretend Play
[1950s]. Two (2) pen and ink and watercolor paper dolls depicting sisters. The older sister is 5" with 9 costumes for school and play. The younger sister is 3 1/4" with 6 costumes. Each includes night ware. Well drawn and colored in an array of 1950s fashions...
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Childhood Ephemera, Social History
New York NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1911-1913. Three (3) different 10 1/2" x 10 1/2" uncut sheet with a 6" paper doll with 5 costumes and 3-5 hats or wigs for each. Each costume is holding an object and includes a school outfit, party dress, night shirt, a coat and and.....
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Childhood Ephemera, Social History
New York NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1911-1913. Three (3) different 10 1/2" x 10 1/2" uncut sheet of paper doll with costumes and hats for each. Sheet A is a 2 1/2" infant with 7 outfits a carriage, bath tub and many accessories. Sheet B is a 5" little girl with.....
Paper Dolls, Pretend Play, Advertising to Children, Premium, Coffee
Toledo OH: Lion Coffee, Woolson Spice Co., c1992. This series of picture story cut-outs or paper dolls each have 4 pieces that when constructed create a scene from a "Nursery Rhyme", depict the activities of an "Occupation" or a room in a "Doll House", all with children in adult situations.....
Paper Dolls,Made by Hand, Watercolor
1890s. The largest is the oldest brother who measures 3". each created with fine attention to detail including trim and accessories on costumes.
hand made victorian scrap paper doll, girl paper doll pond boat,
A 7” handmade paper doll constructed of an embossed die-cut Victorian scrap bodice of a young girl holding a pond boat. Note the anchor on her sleeve. A heavy card stock body form and legs with red and black watercolor stockings and boots. She is dressed in a tissue paper.....
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Childhood Ephemera, Advertising to Children
Boston: Brown Taggard & Chase. A 6" x 4 1/2" single-sided advertisement captioned "hurrah for the Little Folks!" Chandler's Paper Dolls, of the Latest Paris Fashions. The is followed by the list of seven paper dolls produced in 1857. Published by Brown, Taggard & Chase, Nos. 25 & 29 Cornhill.....
Advertising to Children, Advertising Cover, Jointed Paper Dolls
An envelope or advertising cover for Kimport Dolls with images of Jointed L&B Paper Dolls, Independence Missouri. C1930s. Front cover depicts image from photograph of dressed bloomer doll, undressed ballerina, bloomer doll and Afro-American baby paper doll. Measures 3 5/8”x 6 ½”. Intact tear upper right corner above stamp. Postally.....
Advertising to Children, Paper Dolls, S&C
Germany. Printed in Austria: S & C, . A four-page folded booklet with die-cut heart on the cover exposition one of the paper dolls. It promotes Sorosis Shoes Hunters, most likely a shoe emporium. When opened it reveals three (3) die-cut 4 3/4" paper dolls, each with 3 costumes and.....
Paper Doll, Social History, Popular Culture, Entertainment, Women's History
Akron, OH: Saalfield Pub. Co., 1943. A 12 1/2" x 10 3/4" uncut paper doll book with two (2) Ann Sothern paper dolls and six (6) pages of costumes. Each costume page has a vignette with an image from a photograph of the actress presumably in character. Pinched waist 1940s.....
au bon marche, mechanical trade card, movable trade card,
A 3” x 4 1/2” advertising trade card for Au Bon Marche department store in Paris. A first glance it has the appearance of a die-cut card of a child in a high chair. By pushing the base upwards and side flaps inward it creates a 3D chair with a......
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Women's History
New York: McLoughlin, c1875. Two-sided printing. 7" cut paper doll with with four (4) two-sided dresses and hats With original envelope with directions for making the doll on reverse of envelope. From the Series No. 2 - Medium Sized Dolls found in the 1875-76 Catalogue of Toys Books, Paper Dolls.....
paper doll, women's travel
1940s. Betty Sue, a curly blond with blue eyes, has outfits that include a skating outfit and sled, golfing equipment, and a school dress. There is a cut out suitcase with her name. Measures 10 1/2" x 9 1/2": Whitman Publishing Co. Illustrated: Florence Winship1941. 1 Doll, 4 costume pages.....
Entertainment,Ballet,Social History,Paper Dolls, Costume and Fashion, Pretend Play,
[1845-1850]. A boxed set of paper doll Fanny Elssler, an Austrian Ballerina with applied hand color finished litho label depicting the performer. Includes a 5" two-sided paper doll and six (6) two-sided finely printed costumes and one (1) headdress. A lovely little set.
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Paper Playthings, Childhood Ephemera
London (Printed in Germany): Raphael Tuck & Sons Co., Ltd, . Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Paper Playthings, Childhood Ephemera A 9 1/22" x 5 3/4" litho on paste board box depicting Gentle Gladys on the cover. Includes the 9" die-cut Gladys with attached head and easel back and her four.....
Childhood Ephemera, Paper Dolls, Pretend Play, S & C
Germany: Socolu, (S* C) No. 407, c1930s. An 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" litho on pressed board box titled "Little Friends" with acute accents instead of dots on the "i"s. Cover illustration depicts children at play, with one child particularly protective of her doll as others look on. Includes three.....
Paper Dolls, Pretend Play, Wedding Party, Gender Roles
A 9 ¾” x 17 ¾” uncut paper doll sheet c1900. It is The Bridal Party Series “The Maid of Honor” Dressing Doll Sheet No. 107 Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. This set may be more familiar in the die-cut boxed verse, but was among a series of.....
Paper Dolls, Pretend Play
Chicago: Merrill Publishing Company, 1961. A total of 4, uncut, litho print punch out dolls and their pets. The dolls names are Candy, Patti, Gigi, and Mimi. There are 4 folded costume pages, with each doll having three cut out dress, one winter coat, and various accessories. The skirts of.....
Made by Hand, Napoleon, French History
An unknown artist's naive cut-out rendering of 8 1/2" watercolor Napoleon Bonaparte. Executed in great detail to the individual braids on his epaulets to the spurs on his boots.
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Christmas
Germany: Unknown, c1850s. A 4 1/4" two-sided paper boy doll and his seven (7) two-sided costumes that include background scenes. The boys costumes correlate with occupations/activities and include: Arbalist (crossbowman) scholar with a book a masquerade costume a huntsman a professor with a globe an ice skater recreating with a......
Paper Doll, Pretend Play, Childhood Ephemera, Social History, Women's History
New York NY: Clark, Austin & Smith, 1858-1860. A 4 5/8" hand colored paper doll and her six (6) costumes. The doll is printed on heavy stock. The costumes are printed on the front with a plain back that slips over the head to keep the costume in place. Believe.....