The Marian Anderson doll was part of the Dolls for Democracy series. #MarianAnderson #doll
Monthly Archives: February 2022
Josephine Baker Paper Dolls
A paper doll book by Bruce Patrick Jones includes three paper dolls of #JosephineBaker.
Paper Dolls of The Obamas (various)
This installation features various paper doll books of #theObamafamily.
Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Family Paper Dolls
Photos and description of a paper doll book of #MLKJr. and his family.
Fannie Lou Hamer
#blackhistory A Fannie Lou Hamer tribute doll by Gloria Y. Rone is curated.
Ruby B. represents 6-year-old Ruby Nell Bridges, the first African American child to desegregate the William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in November1960 during the New Orleans desegregation crisis.
Destiny – A Ruby Bridges Tribute
Destiny was inspired by Ruby Nell Bridges, who at age six in 1960 became the first Black child to enroll in William Franz Elementary School in New Orleans.
Ruby Bridges #1 and the Series
Name: Ruby Bridges #1 and the Ruby Bridges Doll Series Made by and When: Gloria Y. Rone, 2021 Material: Polymer clay Marks: Signed and dated by the artist Height: 9 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black hair sculpted from polymer clay, sculpted and painted side-glancing eyes, smiling mouths with painted teeth Clothes: The single Ruby BridgesContinue reading “Ruby Bridges #1 and the Series”
Wilma was inspired by the Norman Rockwell Painting “The problem We All Live With,” depicting Ruby Bridges.
Name: Harriet Tubman Made by and When: Gloria Y. Rone, 2021 Material: Polymer clay Marks: Signed and dated by the artist Heights: 9-1/2, 12, and 14 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Sculpted headscarves made of polymer clay cover their heads, sculpted and painted facial features, closed mouths Clothes: 9-1/2-inch Harriet: The standing, shortest Harriet is madeContinue reading “Harriet Tubman”