Stories Organisations Projects About Login

Puppet - The Jester

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

Description
Hand painted fawn brown paper mache head with red lips and open mouth, green protruding eyes with red outline and big eye sockets. His Wearing a red pointed hat and matching red and gold and fur trimmed coat. There are no body parts. His legs are material with wooden fur boots and stubs for arms.
Size
L 80 cm x W 30 cm
Object Registration
C8104
Keywords
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
WW2
Made By
Unknown German POW in Camp 13. (Maker)
Last updated
20 Jun 2019 at 2:42PM