The Baby handpuppet (Punch and Judy, c.1840)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

The Baby handpuppet (Punch and Judy, c.1840)

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

A handpuppet of "The Baby", from Punch and Judy.

The puppet has a white clothing with crosses and bars, and a pale blue bonnet with a painted red ribbon or band.

The puppet dates from around 1840, and has a head made from moulded composition, and wooden hands. It has cloth legggings but no feet.