Two sets of adorable paper dolls by the renowned artist, Betty Campbell.  Campbell was known for her illustrations of angelic-looking children with rosy faces and she designed many paper doll sets in the first half of the 20th century.

The sets are an interesting illustration of how different copyrights laws were 80 or so years ago.  The boxed set is by Milton Bradley and the book set is by McLoughlin.  I believe that the Milton Bradley set is from the 1940s while the McLoughlin set dates from a decade earlier.  I find it fascinating that the same illustrations were used for both sets.  If anyone has any further information about this, please contact me!

The boxed set is currently for sale on EBay!  Please click on my auctions link at the top of the page!


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