Rupert Bear marionette (Pelham Puppets)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Rupert Bear marionette (Pelham Puppets)

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location:
Arch Two , Area 54
Pelham Puppets Misc. (display)

A marionette of Rupert Bear made by Pelham Puppets.

Rupert the Bear is a comic strip character created by Mary Tourtel in 1920. This puppet is an SL type, defined by the more detailed molded head.

This puppet was donated to the museum by Blade Tranter in around ~2004.

Rupert and Friends