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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tickner, Fred (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood, paint, synthetic fabric, felt and metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Glove puppet of the Crocodile with carved and painted face and hinged mouth, the upper body of furnishing fabric patterned with small green checks, the lower body of yellow green woven material, and the front legs of a textured striped green material with black felt feet

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)


ca.1975 (made)


Tickner, Fred (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood, paint, synthetic fabric, felt and metal


Length: 49 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 Crocodile. Tickner Exemplary Punch and Judy figure, made by Fred Tickner. English, ca.1975


Wood; Paint; Synthetic fabric; Felt; Metal


Carving; Painting; Sewing


Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry


Theatre and Performance Collection

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