DIAGRAM: Kewpie doll celebrates its 100th birthday

September 12, 2012 | 12:36 p.m. CDT
The 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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