Name: Bingo

Made by and When: Horsman, 1910

Material: Composition head; brown velvet body, arms and legs; fingerless paw-like hands

Marks: EIH © 1910

Height: 13 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Only traces of black painted hair remain/painted brown eyes/open mouth with molded tongue

Clothes: Redressed in a blue romper that has a red collar and red cuffs

Other: Bingo has a dimple in the right cheek. This doll is one of Horsman’s American Kids dolls from 1910 marketed as “Can’t Break ‘em composition dolls.”

Close-up of Bingo by Horsman, 1910
Bingo is featured on page 73 of Collector’s Guide to Horsman Dolls… by Don Jensen.


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