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Illinois Seated Raggedy Andy Doll, Whose Design is Based on the Stories by Johnny Gruelle (Full View)

Illinois Seated Raggedy Andy Doll, Whose Design is Based on the Stories by Johnny Gruelle (Full View)

Handcrafted Raggedy Andy rag doll. His face is embroidered with yarn, and he has the traditional triangle nose. His hair is also made from looped yarn. Raggedy Andy is wearing a checkered shirt and plain green shorts that have several large buttons. He has striped stockings and black fabric shoes. Johnny Gruelle, who was born in Illinois, wrote the Raggedy Ann and Andy stories for his daughter, Marcella, who was sick. He published the first Raggedy Ann story in 1915. Raggedy Andy was first published in 1920. The doll was hand made by Shelley Stewart at the University of South Florida. The figure is 18 inches (46 cm) tall.

For the story, visit The Story of Raggedy Ann

Galleries: Classic Characters, Male, North America
Keywords: Illinois, Johnny Gruelle, Marcella, Raggedy Andy, USA, boy, checkered, checkered clothing, classical characters, embroidery, fabric, hand made, handcrafted, male, rag doll, stories, story, striped stockings, triangle nose, yarn
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 3492×5376
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23364