Rose O'Neill 1874-1944 biographical file.


Rose O'Neill 1874-1944 biographical file.

Biographical file may contain one or more of the following: "Biographical Registry" form filled out by the cartoonist including information about education, career history, awards, signature example, and family information; biographical essays or sketches of the cartoonist; articles by or about the cartoonist; examples of the cartoonist's work in the form of clippings or photocopies.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7708921

Ohio State University Libraries

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O'Neill, Rose Cecil, 1874-1944 (person)

Rose Cecil O'Neill was an American children's book writer and illustrator. Her work appeared in such magazines as "Collier's", "Truth", "McClure's" and "Harper's". She also worked as a staff artist for "Puck" magazine. In 1909, O'Neill created the Kewpie doll, a roly-poly elf with a fat child's body, small wings and a turnip top head. The kewpies made their first public appearance in "Woman's Home Companion" in December 1909. They were immediately popular and quickly became a large merchandising...