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Puppet - The Policeman, key ring and sword

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

Hand painted light pink paper mache head with goatie beard, black eyes and eyebrows. His Wearing a black top hat and has black short hair and side burns. There are no body parts. His legs are just his trousers of checked tweed. His shirt is navy blue with high neck with white trim and 6 gold tacks securing head to body. Sleeves are long with white cuffs. Hands are brown paper mache. He has a wooden knife and a wooden key.
L 59 cm x W 36 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 2:52PM