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Puppet - Glove puppet Angel

Glove puppet Angel

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Markus, Anna (maker)
    Gill, Richard (director)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted papier-mâché, sewn glove puppet

  • Credit Line:

    Lanchester Collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painted papier-mâché head with white rope hair which is painted grey. Wearing silver synthetic silk robe with white thread trim and also wears a halo made of wire and plastic.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)


1970 (made)


Markus, Anna (maker)
Gill, Richard (director)

Materials and Techniques

Painted papier-mâché, sewn glove puppet


height: 50 cm from the top of the crown to the bottom, width: 23 from arm to arm

Descriptive line

Glove puppet representing an angel. Made by Anna Markus for Richard Gill's play The Prince and the Puppets in 1970.


Papier mache; Rope; Paint; Synthetic silk


Painted; Glued; Sewn


Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry


Theatre and Performance Collection

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