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

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

The Devil 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 Devil", from Punch and Judy.

The puppet has a black face with red fangs and horns, red eyes, and red and hellow details. he is dressed in black with black boots, red trousers and a red cloak or coat.

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