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Monday, September 10, 2012
History of Lili and Barbie; Outline of a PowerPoint
Lili and Barbie
A Couple of Gals!
A Photo Study
The First Dolls: 20-40,00 years ago
The Venus of Willendorf
History in General
The History of Fashion Dolls
The Venus Figures with corn-rowed hair
Dolls and figures from the ancient world wearing jewelry, clothing, fashions of the day, “despise not my doll’s little purple cloak.”
14th c. fashion doll sent to queens. Cf. 1956 World Book “Doll.”
18thc, Baby Houses, and Queen Anne Dolls
Asian dolls with wigs and wardrobes, especially Japan
Milliners Models and Wax dolls, early 19th c.
China heads, especially Aunt Rose’s
French Fashion Dolls 1850’s +, Victor Hugo, Huret, Jumeau, Bru, etc.
Bebe dolls and wardrobes, A Little Princess and Bleuette
1940s Peggy McCall and other Mannikins
Teen dolls of the fifties, A/E and Miss Revlon and her sisters
Jill and Ginny of Vogue, Muffy, Ginger, Pam, the 8” HP revolution
Paper Dolls and Dolls with Wardrobes, Dewees Cochran
Cissy and Cissette, Dollikins, Capezio Ballet dolls
Lili, Barbie, Tammy, Jem, Love, Dusty, Maddie Mod, Dawn, Littlechaps, G.I. Joe, Happy to be Me, Mego, Celebrity Fashion dolls, Polly Pockets, CPK, My Little Pony, Muffy Vanderbear, Build –a-Bear, Heidi, PeeWees, Kiddles
Sasha and Heidi Ott
Amercian Girls and 18” Dolls
Ball-jointed dolls and Gene and Tonner, Dolphi, Blythe, the BJ revolution
Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome
Early Medieval, Renaissance, Jacobean Dolls
13th –16th c; Fashion Dolls and Bartholomew Fair Babies
The 16th Century and Renaissance
18th Century Fashion Dolls
Ann Sharp’s Baby House, Other Baby Houses, Queen Anne and Georgian Wooden Dolls
Japanese Doll with Wigs/Wardrobes
Early 19th Century Dolls
Early 19th Century; Milliner’s Models and Wax Dolls
Early to Mid 19th Century
China Heads, Porcelain Heads, and Dolls with Wardrobes
Mid to Late 19th C. Fashion
French Fashion Dolls and Bébés
Early 20th C.
Sewing for Dolls, Storybook Dolls, Fantasy Dolls
Peggy McCall and other 1940-60 Mannikins and HP Dolls
Jill and Ginny and Vogue; the 8” HP Revolution
Paper Doll and Dolls with Wardrobes: They Inspired Ruth Handler
19th C. –20th C. Paper Doll
Lili Looks like Marlene Dietrich
Lili Cartoon modern and Vintage
A Comparison; doll to right
Lili as Anime/Manga
Lili in Various Sizes
Lili Era Kitchen
A Kitchen made for Lili in Germany. Also for Similar Dolls
Barbie No. 1 1959, white irises
Classic Vintage Dolls
Barbies 2, 3, Bubble Cut
1959-1959 Classic Friends and Family
Rarities/Novelties Miss Barbie and Takhara Jenny
Some unusual dolls
Twiggy and Truly Scrumptious
Character Barbies: LtoR: Twiggy, Truly Scrumptious,
Fashion Queen Barbie
Some Assorted Dolls
The Original Dream House
1980s to 90s:
Barbie again enjoys many careers; rock star, astronaut, cowboy, military, politics, doctor, dentist, veterinarian.
Mattel experiments with a doll of about 18inches, and a Supersize Barbie the size of a three year old.
International and foreign dolls debut, e.g, Italy, France, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Germany, Finland, Norway.
Other Barbies are made all over the world, including the Muslim countries.
Pink becomes a signature color
Kim Newman includes a Barbie Dahl [doll] in his Anno Dracula
Holiday Barbies Debut; 2008 marked their 20th Anniversary.
Hallmark in 1996 issues a Barbie Ornament. There is an entire
Series of Barbie ornaments by Hallmark and other companies, even a Barbie Christmas Tree.
Silkstone Barbies debut 2000
Masks, Costumes, “The Birds.”
Barbie Mask and Halloween Costume
More Friends, Rivals, Enemies
Barbie Rivals/Non-Mattel Friends: The Littlechaps, Tammy, Tressy, Candy, Maddie Mod, Cissette,LIV, Bratz, Gene, Jem, Spice Girls, Sindy, Ball Jointed Dolls, Dawn, Glamour Girls, The Golden Girls, Dollikins, Guardian Goddess [Mattel Rarity], Living Dead Dolls Fashion Victims, Blythe.
More Friends and Enemies
Friends and Rivals Continued
The Future of Fashion Dolls
Modern Ball Jointed Dolls
Bild Lilli, Her History. http://dollreference.com/bild_lilli.html
Dr. E’s Doll Museum Blog. http://wwwdollmuseum.blogspot.com/2010/05/museum-categories.html
Fashion Doll Guide. http://www.fashion-doll-guide.com/Julia-Doll.html
Hina Matsuri Japanese Doll Festival. http://www.jappleng.com/articles/view/festivals/21/hinamatsuri
The National Museum of Play [The Strong Museum]. www.museum of play.org.
Hina Matsuri Festival March 3d
Dedicated to the People of Japan and The Yokohama Doll Museum