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Print - George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    19th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured lithograph, ink and paint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the V&A in 2010.

  • Museum number:

    S.1151-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting a dancing marionette performance.

Physical description

Hand coloured lithograph depicting a boy (the puppeteer) playing a drum a pipe whilst making two marionettes tied to a cord dance by using his knee to move the cord back and forth.

Place of Origin

Europe (possibly, printed)

Date

19th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured lithograph, ink and paint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Salaams. / d'mator Retsank'
Written in black biro on back of mount.

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm At widest point, Width: 8.2 cm At widest point, Height: 15.4 cm Total including mount, Width: 11.5 cm Total including mount

Descriptive line

Print depicting a dancing marionette performance, 19th c. George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Paint; Wash; Lithographic ink; Ball point pen

Techniques

Lithography; Print-making; Painting; Hand-colouring

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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