Vintage Halloween Paper Dolls

Children, small and big, arguably even adults…can be destructive. Which is why, when you find yourself a vintage Halloween magazine or game book…you may want to reconsider cutting out the paper dolls inside for a one-time spooky game of house. Fear not, those beautiful images can be appreciated outside of their antique setting, thanks to modern technology…google…and your printer.

The following dolls were some of my favorites I found browsing the web, and they’re absolutely perfect for the Halloween season.

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Charlotte Ware, 1939-40

 

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Newspaper Doll Series, 1926

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Joan Walsh Anglund, 1987

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Dolly Dingle by Grace Drayton, 1916

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Children’s Playmate Magazine, 1958

 

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