Note: The Rose O’Neill Museum in Springfield has now closed. For more information about O’Neill’s life and work, visit Bonniebrook , where she lived in Taney County. The name Rose O’Neill may not ring as many bells these days, but it’s likely her legacy will conjure up some smiles:
The Rose O’Neill Museum is located in the Ozarks Hills of Taney County near Branson, Missouri at 485 Rose O’Neill Road in the town of Walnut Shade. The museum is housed inside the Bonniebrook House, a recreation of the O’Neill family’s 14 room estate. The museum contains hundreds of Kewpie ephemera (from dolls to door […]
10" (25 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs, sculpted top knot and forelock, painted black side-glancing eyes, dash brows, blue wings, loop-jointed bisque arms. Marks: O'Neill (feet). Generally excellent. Circa 1915.