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Illustrator Nell Brinkley and a little friend - 1908 In 1907, at the tender age of twenty-two, Nell Brinkley came to New York to draw for the Hearst syndicate. Within a year, she had become a household name. Flo Ziegfeld dressed his dancers as “Brinkley Girls,” in the Ziegfeld Follies. Three popular songs were written about her. Women, aspiring to the masses of curly hair with which Nell adorned her creations, could buy Nell Brinkley Hair Curlers for ten cents a card. Young girls cut out…

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Illustration by Nell Brinkley, 1930s

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Nell Brinkley flapper art

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Nell Brinkley paper doll

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