6 vintage paper dolls: Around the world with Dorothy Dot (1909)

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6 vintage paper dolls Around the world with Dorothy Dot (1909)

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The Dorothy Dot “Around the World” paper doll series ran in newspapers (such as the Los Angeles Herald and Salt Lake Tribune) in 1909. As much as some of these undoubtedly played up cultural stereotypes, they do offer a perspective both on how the media perceived other nations — and the ideas the children of America were being shown.
Around the World with Dorothy Dot: Little Sultana of Turkey

Dorothy will visit a new country each week to make a doll collection of the world’s little women, and a new doll will be printed in this space every week. You can also have a collection by cutting out Dorothy’s dolls as she shows them to you, and pasting them on cheesecloth or cardboard.

Dorothy Dot paper doll Little Sultana of Turkey (1909)


Vintage paper dolls: Little Cleopatra from Egypt

Dorothy will visit a new country each week to make a doll collection of the world’s little women, and a new doll will be printed in this space every week. You can also have a collection by cutting out Dorothy’s dolls as she shows them to you, and pasting them on cheesecloth or cardboard.

Dorothy Dot paper doll Little Cleopatra of Egypt (1909)


Vintage paper dolls: Antoinette from Paris, France

Dorothy will visit a new country each week to make a doll collection of the world’s little women, and a new doll will be printed in this space every week. You can also have a collection by cutting out Dorothy’s dolls as she shows them to you, and pasting them on cheesecloth or cardboard.

Dorothy Dot paper doll Antoinette of France (1909)


Vintage paper dolls: Little Carmen from Spain

Dorothy will visit a new country each week to make a doll collection of the world’s little women, and a new doll will be printed in this space every week. You can also have a collection by cutting out Dorothy’s dolls as she shows them to you, and pasting them on cheesecloth or cardboard.

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Dorothy Dot paper doll Little Carmen from Spain (1909)


Around The World With Dorothy Dot: Geneva of Switzerland

Dorothy will visit a new country each week to make a doll collection of the world’s little women, and a new doll will be printed in this space every week. You can also have a collection by cutting out Dorothy’s dolls as she shows them to you, and pasting them on cheesecloth or cardboard.

Dorothy Dot paper doll Geneva of Switzerland (1909)


Antique paper dolls: Little Diaz from Mexico

Dorothy will visit a new country each week to make a doll collection of the world’s little women, and a new doll will be printed in this space every week. You can also have a collection by cutting out Dorothy’s dolls as she shows them to you, and pasting them on cheesecloth or cardboard.

Dorothy Dot paper doll Little Diaz of Mexico (1909)

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