DIAGRAM: Kewpie doll celebrates its 100th birthday
September 12, 2012 | 12:36 p.m. CDTThe iconic Kewpie doll with its wide-eyed stare and sweet smile is turning 100 this year. Created by southwest Missouri artist Rose O'Neill, the first Kewpie doll was produced in Germany in 1912. The Kewpie drawings and Kewpie dolls instantly became a world craze.
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