Monday, August 29, 2016

Kay Francis

Another beautiful Movie Dressograph newspaper doll.  This one features Kay Francis, with 3 dresses, a cape, and some tiny bracelets, all with very lovely color.  From the St. Louis Dispatch dated March 27, 1932

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans


Here's a set featuring cowboy Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.  This set was made by Whitman.  it's a partially cut set and may be missing items. This was published in 1954 and features two heavy dolls in a lovely folder.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Jewel Sparkle

Above is another Lalaloopsy paper doll featuring the MGA character Jewel Sparkle.  Jewel is a princess and she has 1 cat costume, 1 robe, and 1 top with matching skirt.  She has a tiara and three sets of shoes along with her pet cat and some perfume. Like the other lalaloopsy paper dolls, this was drawn using Adobe Illustrator.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Muny Opera Victor Casmore

One of the things I love about the Dressograph paper dolls is some of the unusual poses used for the dolls. Above is Victor Casmore, an opera star with three outfits and three matching hats.  This dressograph was published in the St. Louis Dispatch on August 6, 1933.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Here is another cut out page from Grace G Drayton.  This one is Goldilocks and the Three Bears and is the first one in the new series, it is dated 1913.  I have the story page for this one as well, (which is on a separate page)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Hansel and Gretel

Aside from the Dolly Dingle Series, Grace G Drayton also did a Cut-Out Series featuring Grimm Fairy Tales.  The one above is Hansel and Gretel and includes illustrations of the characters and set items.  On the back of this page is a lovely ad for hats. 

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Dolly Dingle's Mother and Father

August 1918

July 1918
Show above are Dolly Dingle's Mother And Father.  Her mother has two outfits and 1 hat, including a lovely nursing costume.  Her father has two outfits and two hats, both military uniforms.  Both dolls were drawn by Grace G Drayton and published in the Pictorial Review.  Both sets were printed in 1918.