Rose O'Neill, a Midwest native who had worked as a writer and illustrator in New York City, initially conceptualized the Kewpie as a cartoon intended for a comic strip in 1909.
According to O'Neill, the idea for the Kewpies came to her in a dream. Kestner, a German toy company located in Waltershausen, set forth to manufacture small bisque dolls of the Kewpies.
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All these links are “board-friendly” and, following rules specified by e Bay for posting links, they can be posted because the dolls shown on the directly linked page aren’t for sale. See also Mary Hoyer. British Child (ABC) by MCA Creations, 2006–Accessories: doll-size furniture, kitchens, tea sets, and toys Acme Toy, 1908–1930s baby 1928Action figures and dolls, vintage to modern Action Girl by Palitoy, 1970s. About, with examples By country: Felt doll, beaded; photo Wooden: Menzel & Co., 1918–1930.
See also 14R dolls.1950s to 1960s dolls (music) to 1970s action figures, dolls, and toys European versions) to 1970s dolls to 1990s doll advertisements to 2000s dolls to 2006 dolls & action figures dolls to 2000s dolls and toys A & H Manufacturing, 1948–1960s. 1930s–About: Brother doll: Emma; see Columbian dolls Admiration Doll Co. 1950s–1960s Carol Sue (Ginger type): Wabbit: dolls. Allied / Allied Eastern / Allied-Grand / Allied Imported (AE), 1950s–1970s See also 14R dolls; PM Sales. Channing, “Hello Dolly! See also Boudoir; Lenci. example 1Doll example 2Allwin dolls, England, 1920s–1930s Cloth baby doll: 1924: doll Shirley Temple doll: Felt / cloth pajama type Alt, Beck & Gottschalck (ABG), 1854–1930 #639: by Grace Storey Putnam doll: Rockwell, Grace (made bisque heads for)Example, photo Mark: Moda by Furga, 1965–1968 Simona bride1971 Simona bride Catalogs Cinderella (Cenerentola)Fashions: see Furga “P” girls Susanna, Furga Alta Moda, photo Vittoria & Valentina clothing, Alta Moda tags, 1969 Sears catalog Note: This Italian website did not ask for permission to use my copyrighted photo. Always Sisters by Kenner, 1988AM bisque dolls, see Armand Marseille Amanda Jane dolls, 1952–2007 dolls: Jinx 1958– (Ginny-type doll): examples Amberg & Son, Louis, 1878–1930 Peggy, bisque: Chaplin doll, 1915Sue 1928: Apples: Vanta baby American Beauty Doll Co. / Little Ricky & Lucy, 1950s Little Miss Echo 1962–64: Mary Make-up 1964–67Paratex: face closeup: Sue and Sweet Sue Sophisticate Terri Talks 1966, Sears dress variation Tiny Tears Toni Toodles and Teenie Toodles Tressy 1964–67Whimsie 1960–61American Doll Co., 1925–1930 Girl by Pleasant Company / Mattel, 1986–American Stuffed Novelty Co., 1923–1930s.