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Golliwogg

Golliwogg

The beloved gollywog, Loved gollywogs, before there was any controversary.

The beloved gollywog, Loved gollywogs, before there was any controversary.

A rag doll, usually called a Golliwog, Golliwogg, or Golly, is typically a rag doll with a black face and distinctive white rimmed eyes. Political opinions vary as to whether or not the Golliwog represents racism, though history shows they were beloved dolls, as popular as the teddy bear, and considered suitable soft toys for young boys.

A rag doll, usually called a Golliwog, Golliwogg, or Golly, is typically a rag doll with a black face and distinctive white rimmed eyes. Political opinions vary as to whether or not the Golliwog represents racism, though history shows they were beloved dolls, as popular as the teddy bear, and considered suitable soft toys for young boys.

Mr Golliwog, one of these was my first toy. I have pictures of me in my pram with it.

Mr Golliwog, one of these was my first toy. I have pictures of me in my pram with it.

Golly Dolly Boy - Hand-made Knitted Golliwog/Golliwogg Doll

Golly Dolly Boy - Hand-made Knitted Golliwog/Golliwogg Doll

three-gollies... The "Golliwogg" (later "Golliwog", "golly doll") was a character in children's books in the late 19th century and depicted as a type of rag doll. It was reproduced, both by commercial and hobby toy-makers as a children's toy called the "golliwog", and had great popularity in North America, the UK, Europe and Australia, into the 1960s. The doll has been described as "the least known of the major anti-Black caricatures in the US".

three-gollies... The "Golliwogg" (later "Golliwog", "golly doll") was a character in children's books in the late 19th century and depicted as a type of rag doll. It was reproduced, both by commercial and hobby toy-makers as a children's toy called the "golliwog", and had great popularity in North America, the UK, Europe and Australia, into the 1960s. The doll has been described as "the least known of the major anti-Black caricatures in the US".

R. John Wright Dolls Golliwogg Doll 1st Collectors Club

R. John Wright Dolls Golliwogg Doll 1st Collectors Club

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