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Marionette - Le Forgeron Marionettes, Elephant, 1930-1956 Reg. No: HT 1407
- Hand made marionette depicting a domesticated Elephant. It was manufactured and operated in Melbourne by Alex and Murray Smith, who performed as part of Le Forgeron Marionettes from 1930 until 1956.
- Marionette depicting a domesticated elephant. He is covered in grey cloth, and has movable legs, trunk and ears. He has glass eyes, and is weaing a green fringed rug, edged with silver sequins, on his back and a matching hat. There are operating strings attached to numerous parts of him, including his head, limps and shoulders. The feet have been weighted.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Kaye Smith, 2002
|Dimensions:||350 mm (Height), 120 mm (Width), 430 mm (Length)|
|Themes this item is part of:||Le Forgeron Marionette Collection, Leisure Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Performing Arts - Puppetry|
|Creator:||Le Forgeron Marionettes, Croydon, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1956|
|User:||Le Forgeron Marionettes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1956|