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Puppet - Kasper (Punch)

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC

Hand painted brown paper mache head with red lips, blue eyes and black eyebrows. Wearing a blue and white check hat and matching top over a green and red top, skirt and trousers. Long sleeves have a white trim. He has a white frilled neck ruff. The legs are only material at top with wooden boots painted black. There is no body parts. He is wearing a loose leather belt.
L 55 cm x W 23 cm
Object Registration
pow puppets, pow handcrafts, hand puppets
Historical information
The puppets were made by German POW's in camp 13 and sent to internment camp 3 as gifts for the children at Christmas time.
When Made
Made By
Unknown German POW in Camp 13. (Maker)
Last updated
20 Jun 2019 at 2:34PM