Betty Bonnet was a popular vintage paper doll in the early 1900s. A series of the paper dolls, created by Sheila Young, was a regular feature in The Ladies’ Home Journal magazine from 1915 to 1918. This page, from the September 1917 issue of The Ladies’ Home Journal features the vintage paper doll: Betty Bonnet’s Grandparents from Now and Long Ago. Included on the page is a paper doll of Betty Bonnet’s grandma and grandpa “now” (now being 1917), and an additional outfit for each. The page also includes paper dolls of Betty Bonnet’s grandma and grandpa depicted as children “long ago”, with two additional outfits and matching hats for each.
The original page I scanned from the September 1917 issue of The Ladies’ Home Journal measures approximately 11” x 16”. I have shrunk the page down to fit on a printable 8.5” x 11” page. I have also separated the paper dolls from the original, large, scanned page to create these printable digital collage sheets of the full-size paper dolls and their outfits. New in my Etsy shop this week is a printable set of 18 vintage school reader book pages. I scanned the pages from the Barnes New National Readers Number 1. The book was published in 1883. Image is linked to my shop.