The Constable handpuppet (Punch and Judy, c.1890)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

The Constable handpuppet (Punch and Judy, c.1890)

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location:
Arch Four , Area 79
Arch Four, Misc.
1890

A handpuppet of "The Constable", or "The Beadle", from Punch and Judy.

The puppet dates from circa 1890.

The Constable wears a dark red frock coat and trousers and a black hat with yellow trim across its curved horizontal edge, and he carries a staff with a knobbed end.