Harry the Hipster Puppet

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Description
Harry Hipster is one of the puppets created by Jim Henson for the nightly TV show "Sam & Friends" that aired on WRC, TV channel four at 6:30pm. The show was called a five minute bit that featured Sam & Friends, including a friendly argument and a song or two.
Head is made of soft, fuzzy brown wool felt wearing white sunglasses. No earpieces. Body is red and brown stripe, same material. Red leather mouth with black accents inside mouth. No legs, just arms.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1953
1959
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 6 1/2 in x 8 in; 50.8 cm x 16.51 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2010.0144.03
catalog number
2010.0144.03
accession number
2010.0144
Credit Line
Gift of the Family of Jim Henson
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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