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Glove Puppet - Judy

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T5675
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1850 - 1925


The glove puppet version of Judy replaced the marionette or hand puppet in the early 19th century. This English, pine, polychrome character comes from a set made after 1860. She is wearing the traditional Georgian mob cap and her facial features are carved to mirror those of her husband, Punch.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Carved, painted and sewn.
Place of Origin:England


Height:58 cm
Width:16 cm

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