Paper dolls and other paper toys

From Papertem.com comes this box-shaped leprechaun toy:

 

From Education.com comes this paper doll:

This leprechaun is somewhat older:

… while this one is younger, again:

I am not even sure if this is a leprechaun, but it is a fun character:

This one is my personal favorite:

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The first one is for Schoeller yarns: 

The next for Dandee bread:
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There is an area in South Africa, around Cape Town, which is so dry, they worry that the taps will run dry before the middle of the year. They got rain this week. I celebrate with a few dolls with rain coats or umbrellas.

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This one came with cut clothing in a small envelope. (I include two pics, one of the front and another of the inside.) As far as I know, these are more likely to be from the ’30s, and the wordplay ones mostly from the ’40s and ’50s.)



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This kind of Paper dolls come from the 1930’s to 1950’s.

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Kokeshi dolls are Japanese wooden dolls. They inspired this simple doll, which I did entirely in Paintbrush.

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One of my Internet friends is a fan of Marine Le Pen, French politician, and asked me to draw this paper doll.

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I do not deserve all the credit for it: The face is obviously from a photo, and the body is from an Evita Perón doll by Christine D. Scarlett.

I include Christine’s doll to show what is her work:

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I drew these 3 or 4 years ago and really thought I posted them. But when I tried to give someone the link today, I saw I was mistaken – this girl never appeared here. (I coloured her twice, and could not decide which one was the best.)

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In 1923/1924, the magazine Good Housekeeping had some paper dolls like these in them:
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