Robert (doll)

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Robert The Doll

Robert, otherwise known as Robert the Doll, Robert the haunted doll, or Robert the Enchanted Doll, is a doll that was once owned by Key West painter and author Robert Eugene Otto. The supposedly cursed doll has become a fixture of ghost tours in the Key West area. Aesthetically, Robert resembles an early 20th-century American sailor. Contrary to popular belief, the doll's hair is not made of human hair, but rather, it consists of a synthetic material resembling wool yarn.[1][2][3]

Current status[edit]

The doll is located at the East Martello Museum in Key West, Florida.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schensul, Jill (2014-01-12). "Schensul: If you go to Key West, Fla., beware of Robert the Doll". NorthJersey.com. 
  2. ^ Ella Morton (2013-11-18). "Robert the Haunted Doll: Creeping Out Floridians Since 1904". Slate.com. 
  3. ^ David L. Sloan, Ghost of Key West, Phantom Press, 2003

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