Japanese Dolls in the West (1850-1940)
February 10, 2006 12:23 PM   Subscribe

The "Jap Doll" -- Ningyô on the Western Toyshelf 1850-1940
posted by matteo (10 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
How Japanese dolls came to Europe and America

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Japanese dolls in literature and on the stage

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Japanese dolls in magazine illustration

posted by matteo at 12:25 PM on February 10, 2006


Fascinating. Thanks, just sent the link to my wife!
posted by jmcnally at 12:33 PM on February 10, 2006


What happened in the forties to make these unpopular?
posted by Protocols of the Elders of Awesome at 12:38 PM on February 10, 2006


Amazing links. Thanks.
posted by feathermeat at 12:41 PM on February 10, 2006


*hugs matteo* - great links, wonderful find!
posted by madamjujujive at 12:48 PM on February 10, 2006


Excellent stuff, matteo! Many thanks!
posted by carter at 12:55 PM on February 10, 2006


Japanese girl with doll, dog, and bee.

Girl with Japanese beedog.
posted by Baby_Balrog at 1:18 PM on February 10, 2006


Pretty interesting slices of life there.

/Made me chuckle Protocols of the Elders of Awesome
posted by Smedleyman at 2:49 PM on February 10, 2006


Fascinating... I wonder what the equivalent of today is....
posted by gen at 5:17 PM on February 10, 2006


Fascinating... I wonder what the equivalent of today is....

Well....

And are you familiar with Pullip?

(Nice post, BTW)
posted by IndigoJones at 6:05 PM on February 10, 2006


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