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Puppet - Man with moustache

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

Description
Cotton head of man with large nose, pointed chin and moustache. Hand painted blue eyes. Moustache and eye brows made with cotton thread. Magenta tie stitched to neck. Bottle green felt jacket with magenta trim. Leather hands attached to sleeves. Light brown skirt attached to jacket. leather ears on head.
Size
46cms
Object Registration
C8112
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 3:02PM