Fridge magnet of Poor Pitiful Pearl, photo portrait of 1950's classic doll, available as magnet or keychain, created by William Steig,


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Poor Pitiful Pearl, the favorite doll of an entire generation of women. Photo portrait of classic 1950's doll by Liza Cowan.

Now available as a 1.75 x 2.75 inch fridge magnet.

William Steig, author, cartoonist, illustrator, famous for Shrek, Dr. DeSoto, Sylvester and The Magic Pebble, zillions of New Yorker Covers, and a reluctant advertising illustrator, was also the creator of my favorite doll: Poor Pitiful Pearl. Pearl was my first and my only true doll love. She was made in 1958, and stayed in production in various incarnations throughout the sixties.

Read more about the history of Poor Pitiful Pearl on my blog

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Reviews (4)


Item arrived quickly. The quality was very good. I would buy from this seller again.

I had a poor pitiful Pearl doll when I was young & loved her; got lost along the way. Anyway, I love the magnet; brings back fond memories! Nancy T.

WONDERFUL! Thank you so much!

Great magnets, well crafted and attractive. Friendly seller. Thanks.

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