Batman Hand Puppet

Batman Hand Puppet

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Description
Vinyl and rubber Batman hand puppet. The superhero Batman, first introduced in 1939, became the star of his own self-titled tv series in 1966. The show, starring actor Adam West (1928-2017) as the caped crusader, ran on ABC for three seasons.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Puppet
Date made
1966 - 1968
previous owner
Rollins, Hazelle H.
maker
Ideal Toy Corporation
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
plastic (packaging material)
cardboard (packaging material)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 9 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 40.64 cm x 24.13 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
1980.0910.09
accession number
1980.0910
catalog number
1980.0910.09
Credit Line
Anne W. and John W. Rollins, Jr.
subject
Puppetry
Radio and television broadcasting
Television broadcasts
Consumerism
Television
Toys
Batman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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