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Puppet - Podgy Pig

Podgy Pig

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1960s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Glanville, Christine (makers)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Nancy Fletcher

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rod puppet of Podgy Pig with a composition head and foam body on a metal frame. The hands are human and plastic. The figure is dressed in a brown nylon suit squared with black lines, a red waistcoat, black socks with red tops and brown leather shoes. A metal rod with a plastic handle is attached. Two thin metal rods are attached to the hands.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1960s (made)


Glanville, Christine (makers)


Height: 67 cm figure only

Descriptive line

Rod puppet of Podgy Pig made in the 1960s


Composition; Foam; Nylon; Metal




Museum of Childhood

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