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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tickner, Fred (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood, paint, fur fabric, cotton, corduroy and braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.557-2001

  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 55, Clore Study Area, case CA3, shelf 3

Physical description

Glove puppet of the Baby with carved and painted face, hands and legs, and fur fabric hair. He wears a raspberry pink corduroy hat, dark red cotton breeches checked in white and blue, and a cotton tunic patterned all over with pale green and mauve motifs within dark green curlicues on a white ground. The tunic is trimmed with red braid at the front hem and extends at the back to form a sleeve for the Professor's arm

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Tickner, Fred (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood, paint, fur fabric, cotton, corduroy and braid

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm

Object history note

One of a set of Punch and Judy figures made by the puppet maker, Fred Tickner and presented to the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild as an exemplar

Descriptive line

Glove puppet of the Baby. Tickner Exemplary Punch and Judy figure, made by Fred Tickner. English, ca.1975

Materials

Wood; Paint; Fur fabric; Cotton (textile); Corduroy; Braid

Techniques

Carving; Painting; Sewing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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