Joshua

Name: Joshua

Made by and When: Ulrike Hutt for Gotz, 2002

Material: Vinyl

Marks: (Upper back) Artist’s incised mark that looks like a U above an H); (handwritten on the lower back) #59/500

Height: 10 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Brown sculpted hair, painted brown eyes, closed mouth with light lip color

Clothes: Green Adinkra-print top, brown pants, bead-embellished kufi, several necklaces, and a bracelet; holds a seashell

Other: Made in Germany for Gotz by Ulrike Hutt, this artist doll represents an African boy. Included with the doll are a Gotz hang tag, a Gotz doll stand, and a certificate of authenticity.

Gallery (Photographs courtesy of Althera “Tina” Marshall.)

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Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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