Victorian Paper Dolls Victorian Paper Dolls

From the pages of
Godey's Lady's Book

What did young children play with
during the Civil War era?

Paper dolls have been an affordable toy for children for almost two centuries. In 1859, Godey's Lady's Book was the first magazine to publish pages of paper dolls in their monthly issue; included was a page of six figures for “the little girls who read Godey” to color, plus a page of hand colored costumes to cut out.

A long lost treasure!

Find beautiful color images - as sharp and clear as when originally published - of these rare paper dolls from the November 1859 Godey's Lady's Book.  These pages are impossible to find today because they were removed long ago from most of the original magazines by young Victorian girls anxious to play. Each of these rare century old images was scanned at a high resolution and digitally restored for color and clarity.

A fun filled ebook!

We have provided digital reproductions of the original magazine pages in their original size and format; in addition, we have enlarged and reformatted each image separately so younger children are able to color, cut-out and play. Print as many pages as you want, each will be as sharp and clear as the one before.

Wonderful Christmas Ornaments!
Victorian Paper Dolls

This Christmas ornament was created with one of our paper dolls and some fancy trimmings ... glitter, gold braid, small jewels and ribbon. Make your own Victorian ornament this year!



Print the dolls on cardstock paper for a
fun craft project!


Teachers ... print as many pages as you need for an
entertaining history lesson!


Reenactors ... entertain the children with an authentic toy -
print as many as you need.





These VICTORIAN PAPER DOLLS are a great resource for teachers, crafters, and parents at home!



This ebook is available as an INSTANT DOWNLOAD. Each page of this ebook was scanned at a high resolution and published in PDF format. All original images were digitally restored for color and clarity.  The text and color images can be enlarged and viewed in close-up detail on a computer (a valuable feature for the researcher, collector and historian) or printed to read separately.  The images of this ebook are viewed best at 100%-200%.

The high resolution color images can also be
printed on cardstock paper.

paper dolls

This ebook is protected by copyright law. It may not be reproduced, distributed, shared, or copied in any way without prior written permission directly from the publisher.

Product Details:

  • Digital: 13 pages
  • Format: Adobe Acrobat PDF format.  You can obtain the free Adobe Reader 7.0 from the Adobe Reader web site.
  • Printable: High resolution
  • Mac OS Compatible: Yes
  • Windows Compatible: Yes
  • File Size: 5.0 MB
  • Language:English
  • Publisher: Victoriana.Com Publications
  • Copyright: 2012
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-934168-02-8
  • ISBN-10: 1-934168-02-5
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