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Boar puppet

Glove Puppet
1969 (made)
Place of origin

Glove puppet representing a boar.
One piece

Object details

Object type
TitleBoar puppet (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Sewn synthetic fabrics and paint
Brief description
Boar, glove puppet designed by Elizabeth Waghorn and carved by Beverley Coleclough and Nicola Howard-Jones for the Polka Theatre in 1969 for the Troy production. Written and directed by Richard Gill. A set of two boars are used by Circe to transform sailors into swine.
Physical description
Glove puppet representing a boar.
One piece

  • From the top of the head to the bttom height: 23cm
  • Width: 27cm
Credit line
Lanchester Collection
Literary reference
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Record createdMarch 21, 2012
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