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.”
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