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With the development of chromolithography, in the late 1800s, doll makers appropriated the technology to create life-like faces for their dolls. Albert Bruckner, a lithographer by trade, made a cloth mask with a lithographed face to apply to doll heads. A number of his dolls sold through E. I. Horsman as part of its Babyland Rag Doll series.

Details

  • Title: Doll
  • Creator: Elms & Sellon
  • Date Created: 1918
  • Location: USA
  • Type: Cloth and Rag Dolls, Dolls from the Early Twentieth Century
  • Medium: cloth
  • Object ID: 78.12541

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