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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Whanslaw, H.W., born 1883 - died 1965 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood, paint, fabric, felt, velvet, leather and string

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.445-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Marionette of a 17th century lute player in carved and painted wood. He has carved and painted hair and wears a black wide-brimmed felt hat, navy blue velvet knee breeches, a yellow and blue doublet with slashed sleeves and cream cuffs and collar, and brown leather boots. He carries a carved wooden lute.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

mid 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Whanslaw, H.W., born 1883 - died 1965 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood, paint, fabric, felt, velvet, leather and string

Dimensions

Height: 44 cm

Descriptive line

Marionette of a 17th century lute player, made by H. W. Whanslaw. English, mid 20th century

Materials

Wood; Paint; Cloth; Felt; Velvet; Leather; String (fiber product)

Techniques

Carving; Painting; Sewing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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