Dean Martin hand puppet

Description (Brief):

Dean Martin hand puppet, part of a set representing the comic duo of Martin and Lewis. The puppet has a plastic head molded to resemble Martin with a red and navy blue striped fabric body. The puppets were sold as part of a "TV Puppet Show" set with a "vinylite" banner curtain stage, two-minute sound recording of a Martin & Lewis television performance, autographed photograph of Martin & Lewis, and set of tickets for admission to a puppet performance.

Date Made: 1952

Depicted (Sitter): Martin, Dean

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: ToysPuppetry


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.0277.01Accession Number: 2005.0277Catalog Number: 2005.0277.01

Object Name: Puppetpuppet

Measurements: overall: 8 in x 8 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_1296322

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