Contributed by Maine Historical Society
These reproduction paper dolls, drawn by Grace G. Drayton, portray scenes from Longfellow's story "The Courtship of Miles Standish." The two males dolls are John Alden and Miles Standish, and the female doll is Priscilla Mullins.
Dolly Dingle paper dolls first appeared in Pictorial Review in 1913 and made appearances in the magazine through the 1920s.
Dolly Dingle paper dolls have many different themes. The artist, Grace Drayton, also created the original Campbell's Soup Kids. This particular item is an 1985 reproduction from the publication "The Adventures of Dolly Dingle."
About This Item
- Title: Dolly Dingle paper dolls, 1985
- Creator: Drayton, Grace G.
- Creation Date: 1985
- Subject Date: circa 1650
- State: MA
- Media: Paper
- Dimensions: 31.75 cm x 23.49 cm
- Local Code: 2002.010.001
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Alden, John, 1599-1687
- Alden, Priscilla
- Dolly Dingle Paper Dolls
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882--Poetry--The Courtship of Miles Standish, 1858
- Paper dolls
- Standish, Myles,1584?-1656
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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