Paper dolls and other paper toys

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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These books, copyrighted last year, is probably still available. As such, I publish less than half the pages at a reduced size.

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I did not post much lately, so here are a couple of links:

A fun mouse PD here

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and equally cute sword-wielding mice paper toys here.

Mouse Guard Paper Toys

The page for this articulated cardboard doll was printed from E.K. Duncan, and I made some cloth clothing.
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You can make something similar!

Japanese Ad Agency Reinvents Advertising for Funeral Services1The basic skeleton was from a Japanese ad for funeral services. I changed it to a very unusual jumping jack, if you cut out the pieces and add 6 split pins.

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It seems the little girl Dolly Dingle must have had adult siblings, for this is her nephew:

 

I post this on behalf of “Miss Missy” who ask about this picture here.

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