In her first book about the adorable black-face
dolls, "Collecting Golliwoggs - Teddy
Bear's Best Friends", famed columnist Dee
Hockenberry presents the origins and development
of Golliwogg's popularity in the 20th century.
Amongst many other things, she shows how Golliwogg
came to be Teddy Bear's best friend, as well as a
favourite of contemporary doll-makers and
Robertson's Jams' mascot.
"Collecting Golliwoggs" by Dee
The book includes over 425 color photographs of Goliwoggs
manufactured by Steiff, Dean's, Chad Valley, Canterbury,
Pedigree, Merrythought, and Wendy Boston, and those made
by countless unknown and prominent modern doll artists.
Current values appear with the captions. Also included are
ceramics, art, boxes, golly games, puppets and robinson
"Collecting Golliwoggs - Teddy Bear's
Best Friends" outlines all you need to know about
how to get started collecting Gollies!