Puppet

ca.1975 (made)
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Place Of Origin

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read "That's the way to do it!" A history of Punch & Judy Punch and Judy is the traditional puppet show featuring Mr. Punch and his wife Judy. An archetypical and controversial British figure with his origins in the charismatic 16th century Italian puppet Pulcinella, Mr Punch has been performing in the UK for over 350 years.
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Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Puppet
  • Punch and Judy Puppet
  • Glove Puppet
  • Puppet
  • Punch and Judy Puppet
  • Stage Property
Brief Description
Glove puppet of Mr Punch. Tickner Exemplary Punch and Judy figure, made by Fred Tickner. English, ca.1975
Dimensions
  • Length: 29.6cm (Note: S.554:2-2001)
  • Width: 3.2cm (Note: S.554:2-2001)
  • Depth: 1.8cm (Note: S.554:2-2001)
  • Height: 54.5cm (Note: S.554:1-2001 (standing))
  • Width: 36cm (Note: S.554:1-2001 (handspan))
  • Depth: 18.5cm (Note: S.554:1-2001)
  • Height: 34.5cm (Note: S.554:1-2001 (seated))
Credit line
Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild
Object history
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
Collection
Accession Number
S.554:1,2-2001

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record createdOctober 6, 2004
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