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George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

Painting
ca. 19th century (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth.

Although some of the artist's signature is obscured, the drawing style is similar to that of 'Kyd', a caricaturist who worked for Vanity Fair.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painting
Brief Description
Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth, George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.
Physical Description
Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth which reads 'Royal Punch and Judy'. A card frame has been stuck on the front. Sketch of another figure on reverse.
Dimensions
  • Height: 29.1cm
  • Width: 21.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
' (?) Clarke' (Artist's signature in bottom right hand corner, first name has been obscured by the frame.)
Credit line
Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the V&A in 2010.
Literary ReferencePunch and Judy
Summary
Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth.



Although some of the artist's signature is obscured, the drawing style is similar to that of 'Kyd', a caricaturist who worked for Vanity Fair.
Collection
Accession Number
S.921-2010

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record createdJuly 8, 2010
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