Dolly Dingle, Johnny and the Story of Fido Printable Paper Dolls

Dolly Dingle, Johnny and the Story of Fido Printable Paper Dolls

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Dolly Dingle plays tennis with Johnny. Fido tells a story!

Grace Drayton’s cartoon characters brought joy to many children and their families in the 20th century and now, almost a hundred years later, her drawings are still popular today. Grace and her sisters grew up in Philadelphia. She was a prolific and accomplished artist, belonging to the most prestigious artist circles. She was actively drawing from 1904 until her death in 1936. She is most famous for designing the Campbell’s Kids and Dolly Dingle, although she painted in oils and was a student of Robert Henri.

Throughout the 1920s, Dolly Dingle, her pets and friends were shown doing many activities. If you think of the Great Gatsby and what those characters were doing in their leisure time during he Roaring Twenties, Dolly Dingle could do them all. She played golf and tennis. She went skiing and snow shoeing. She “sang” opera and even performed in Gilbert & Sullivan’s popular operettas. The Dolly Dingle paper dolls were very talented and life experienced. So, here she plays tennis with her friend Johnny and dog named Fido, who has his own clothes to wear and story to tell.

Included in this 4 page PDF of four color paper dolls are:

  • Dolly Dingle Doll with bobbed hair wearing a white slip with blue straps, white socks and black Mary Jane shoes
  • A sporty white pleated skirt Tennis Outfit with purple sweater and racket
  • A pink fabric hat in the latest muffin style
  • Johnny on the Jump cut out showing an action tennis play
  • Fido the Dog Miniature Doll dressed in a white, one piece undergarment with white tennis shoes and socks
  • White Tennis Outfit with racket
  • Tennis Hat
  • Sunday School Outfit with white top and blue shorts, sporting a pink rose
  • Red Gingham Play Suit with white collar
  • Sailor Outfit with red collar, blue scarf on a white shirt with navy blue shorts
  • Jaunty Red Tam hat
  • White Sweater with Purple Overalls and Bouquet of Flowers
  • Wide brimmed Straw Hat with stripe scarf around crown
  • Story panel telling the tale of “Fido Plays Tennis”

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