Poor Pitiful Doll. Created in the 1950's by William Steig. Photo portrait by Liza Cowan. Fridge magnet.


Poor Pitiful Pearl, the favorite doll of an entire generation of women. Photo portrait of Pearl 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 bit.ly/2FWCa2O

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