Paper dolls and other paper toys

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.

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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Shirley Temple is certainly the real person I have seen most Paper doll scans of. (I’ve seen more of Barbie, Dolly Dingle and Santa Claus, but they are not real.) Here are a few of them:

Jack and Jill magazine, May 1959:

Shirley Temple Paper Doll Sheet From Jack & Jill Magazine May 1959

And here are a few outfits from colourful boxed set:

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