The Blue-eyed Doll Helen

She is a doll sent by America to Japan in 1927 as a friendship messenger. About 12,000 dolls came to Japan, but the number now does not even reach 300. The one doll remaining in the city of Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture is Helen, in the possession of the Chichibu Kindergarten.




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She is dressed in the clothing she wore when she came to Japan. A change of clothing also remains.

Photo of Helen from 1927

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