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Puppet - The Scribe

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

Description
Hand painted orange paper mache head with goatie beard, blue eyes and white eyebrows. Wearing a long black and white dress with a grey collar and cuffs over a cream with little red flower skirt which is trimmed in grey. Legs are cream material with wooden feet. Hands are wood. Hair is white with bald head.
Size
L 47 cm x W 39 cm
Object Registration
C8106
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 2:57PM