Punch handpuppet (Punch and Judy, c.1840)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Punch handpuppet (Punch and Judy, c.1840)

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location:
Arch One , Area 81
Brighton Beach (display)
Glamour of Brighton

A handpuppet of Punch, from Punch and Judy.

The puppet dates from around 1840, and has a head made from moulded composition, and wooden hands and feet.

Punch is wearing a red hat with blue trim, a white collar or ruff, black boots, and has a red right leg and a yellow left leg.