Dean Martin hand puppet

Dean Martin hand puppet

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Puppet
puppet
date made
1952
depicted (sitter)
Martin, Dean
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 8 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2005.0277.01
accession number
2005.0277
catalog number
2005.0277.01
subject
Toys
Puppetry
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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