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Hand Puppet - McTavish, Lamont Puppets, circa 1960s-1970s Reg. No: HT 733
- McTavish hand puppet made by Lamont Puppets, circa 1960s-1970s. Lamont Puppets was a South Yarra based company which operated during the 1960s and 1970s. The puppets, which included both hand puppets and marionettes, were sold throughout Australia as well as in the USA, Europe and the pacific. Hand puppets were produced for younger children as the were easier to operate and had no strings to tangle.
- Hand puppet with a round wooden head with painted features on a wooden rod. Tartan cloth body with pink cloth hands. Brown woollen hair covered with green felt tam o'shanter with red trim. White cloth manufacturers label sewn inside.
|Dimensions:||24.50 cm (Height), 7.50 cm (Width), 20.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||civic mementoes, souvenirs, toys, games, keepsakes, scottish communities, scottish cultural activities, puppets, cultural stereotypes, tartan|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Leisure Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections|
|Primary Classification:||GAMES & TOYS|
|Manufacturer:||Lamont Puppets, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s-1970s|