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Rag Doll

This rag doll is dressed as a WW1 soldier and based on the character created by Bruce Bairnsfather. Bruce Bairnsfather (1888-1959) took part in the First World War and served on the Western Front. While there, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life which were extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. In April 1915, he t…