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Puppet - The Devil

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

Description
Paper mache head and hands and 1 wooden boot covered with brown leather. 1 wooden leg carved as a hoof. Head painted red with white eyes and teeth trimmed in black. dressed in maroon trousers and cot with red and gold trimmings. Black felt collar
Size
L 52 cm x W 51 cm
Object Registration
C8105
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
24 Jun 2019 at 1:03PM