Some of my Favorite Paper Dolls


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Being a paper doll publisher, I have and borrow hundreds of paper dolls. Here in the space alloted, I have selected some of my favorite ones. I haven't even included movie stars! That's another whole show itself. EnJoy! Judy M Johnson

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  • I love old newspaper and comic book paper dolls. And fashions from the 1910s to the 1940s
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Some of my Favorite Paper Dolls

  1. 1. A Few Pages from Some of my Favorite Paper Dolls by Judy M Johnson <ul><li>I’m a paper doll artist (published since the 70s) </li></ul><ul><li>Also a paper doll publisher of my own and others’ work </li></ul><ul><li>I restore vintage public domain Paper Dolls </li></ul><ul><li>I handle estates and sale of paper doll collections </li></ul><ul><li>You can find nearly 1,000 titles on my website R. A page from one of my designs </li></ul>
  2. 2. Antique Paper Dolls Jumbo Doll (22”) circa 1915 Paper Toy circa 1895
  3. 3. Comic Paper Dolls Restored 1941 Blondie
  4. 4. Restored Comic Book Paper Dolls: 1959 A Date With Judy 1960 Life With Millie . I loved my comics that had paper dolls in them! Katy Keene, Millie the Model, Patsy & Hedy and more!
  5. 5. Wedding Paper Dolls Restored Double Wedding Paper Doll Book, 1939….Really Gorgeous Art!
  6. 6. Restored/Retitled 1963 Wedding Paper Doll, originally titled “Bridal Party” I gave the couple names to differentiate from other books also named “Bridal Party”
  7. 7. Restored/Retitled 1952 Bridal Paper Doll, originally titled “Here Comes the Bride”
  8. 8. I Love Baby Paper Dolls Restored 1945 book painted by Louise Rumely
  9. 9.  Early 60s Restored Book. I love books that have tiny dollies with tiny clothes.
  10. 10. Restored 1963 Paper Doll Book. Two other dolls wear polka dots.
  11. 11. Animal Paper Dolls Restored Early 1938 Paper Doll Book…there are even clothes for the mouse!
  12. 12. Family Paper Dolls Restored 1954 Paper Doll Book: Love those matching Big ‘n Little outfits!
  13. 13. Women/Model Paper Dolls Restored Early 1940s Paper Doll Book. A variation of “Town & Country” with entirely new cover art.
  14. 14. Restored 1936 Paper Doll Book. Costumes are so Adrian/Hollywood style!
  15. 15. Foreign Paper Dolls Restored/Restyled Early 60s Japanese Paper Doll Book. I named her Mutsiko, after a college girl we knew in Marquette, in the early 60s
  16. 16. Paper Doll Book I Made from 1929 Fashion History Prints
  17. 17. Teen-Age Paper Dolls Restored 1941 Paper Doll Book
  18. 18. Restored 1940 Paper Doll Book: Art by Pin-Up Artist, Buell
  19. 19. Ballet & Skating Paper Dolls Pencil Drawing by Judy M Johnson, 1993
  20. 20. Restored Ballerina Dolls, 1953. I had this book as a child….loved it!
  21. 21. Restored 1956 Paper Doll Book. I love those fur-trimmed costumes!
  22. 22. Some Helen Johnson Paper Doll Costume Art Cut Paper Costumes. Mother still designs & cuts beautifully at 85!
  23. 23. Judy M Johnson Paper Doll Art I painted all the clothes and toys I wished I had as a child in the 50s
  24. 24. Premier Paper Doll for “Dolls” Magazine, 1991. Doll by FAB doll artist, Brigitte Deval.
  25. 25. All the dresses in this set could be worn today
  26. 26. Portrait of My Daughter, Jenny, as a Paper Doll. She doesn’t actually have the clothes.
  27. 27. A Paper Doll I Made by Modifying Vintage Images to Make a Journal/Story of a 9 Year Old Girl & Her Mama, of the mid-1920s. Anna is Swedish & English (like me)
  28. 28. These are but four of many pages telling the story of this little gal’s life…in paper dolls
  29. 29. I love the fashions of 1916….some of the prettiest of the 20 th century
  30. 30. Paper Doll for “Contemporary Doll Magazine; Inspired by Colorful 1930s Bridge Tallies
  31. 31. I Painted Presidential Spouses for The Washington Post, Feb. 2004…what a big deal that was!
  32. 32. Charlotte Ware Paper Doll 1939- I love her flowing lines!
  33. 33. My Good Friend, Patricia Hicks-Ruiz Paper Dolls, © 2007
  34. 34. © Paper Studio Press Paper Dolls (Norma Lu Mehan)
  35. 35. © Paper Studio Press Paper Dolls (David Wolfe) Jenny & David spent a day in Ms. Diller’s closets to prepare for this book
  36. 36. © Paper Studio Press Paper Dolls (Marilyn Henry)
  37. 38. This is the art before publishing. The finished book is a little different.
  38. 40. © Paper Studio Press Paper Dolls (Jim Howard) PS: Paper Studio Press is Owned by My Daughter, Jenny Taliadoros
  39. 41. Cinderella, always a beloved theme! © Paper Studio Press Paper Dolls (Brenda Sneathen Mattox)
  40. 42. These Paper Dolls are all Found on My Website, Thanks to: <ul><li>Publishers: </li></ul><ul><li>Lilja Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Lowe Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Merrill Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Saalfield Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Whitman Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Misc. Antique & Foreign Publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Publications Contemporary Doll Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Washington Post </li></ul><ul><li>Dolls Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Paper Studio Press: </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary Artists: </li></ul><ul><li>Helen C Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Hicks Ruiz </li></ul><ul><li>Judy M Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>Norma Lu Mehan </li></ul><ul><li>Brenda Sneathen Mattox </li></ul><ul><li>David Wolfe </li></ul><ul><li>Marilyn Henry </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Howard Early 20 th Century Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Charlotte Ware </li></ul><ul><li>Louise Rumely </li></ul><ul><li>Florence Salter </li></ul><ul><li>Many unknown artists </li></ul>