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Historic Figures


Paper dolls can depict fashions worn throughout history, from ancient times to modern eras. A veritable costume museum is contained within the pages of paper doll books. There is a wealth of educational historic costume information created by artists who meticulously replicate apparel from bygone times. Fashion is a reflection of the society that wears it and paper dolls reflect historical changing times.


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Reigning Cats and Dogs Paper Dolls

Reigning Cats and Dogs Paper Dolls

Reigning Cats and Dogs Paper Dolls by Charlotte Whatley is both historic and hilarious, too. Imagine centuries of famous rulers from Emperor Justinian to Henry VIII, from Richard the Lionheart to Queen Victoria, from Marie Antoinette to Elizabeth II. Picture their luxurious robes of state and glorious gowns, their extravagant jewels and crowns. But now picture those same rulers as if they had been dogs and cats, all...
$12.00

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Rosie the Riveter Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Rosie the Riveter Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Tom Tierney turns back the clock to World War II when women took over the nation's workforce and made history. This book of vintage fashions honors Rosie and her female co-workers with three paper dolls and 26 authentic outfits of the 1940s including work clothes, casual dresses, smart suits, evening gowns and a war-time wedding dress. Included is a story about Rosie the Riveter plus fashion notes. A wonderful...
$12.00

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Ruth St. Denis Paper Dolls - Limited Edition

Ruth St. Denis Paper Dolls - Limited Edition

Ruth St. Denis Paper Dolls by Norma Lu Meehan pay tribute to a great pioneer of modern dance early in the 20th century. Her fascination with Eastern mysticism led her to create dances inspired by Oriental philosophies. This very special paper doll book spotlights eight beautifully rendered costumes created for dances that reference many exotic cultures including India and Japan. Two of the costumes feature Ruth St....
$22.50

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The Queen Paper Dolls

The Queen Paper Dolls

Four dolls represent Her Majesty as a young princess, a royal bride, a reigning queen and today’s beloved ruler. The royal wardrobe includes the historic ceremonial coronation garb, the wedding gown and eight decades of fashions by the Queen's couturiers including Norman Hartnell and Hardy Amies. Illustrated by David Wolfe.
$12.00

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