June 25, 2011

June 25: Creator of the Kewpie Doll Born, 1874

Rose O'Neill was the artist behind the amazingly successful Kewpies -- those cute little fat baby dolls that you can't help smiling over.

Read article here.

Pictured: 1907 photograph of Rose O'Neill, from the studio of Gertrude Kasiebier.

Below: Celluloid Kewpie, photograph by Galessa, from Wikimedia Commons.

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