Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Mechanical toy (Punch and Judy)

Object Number: 
INV.4560
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Wood, paper, plaster, textile metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Drum mounted on four wooden knob feet with an image printed in color of a boy and girl in a rustic landscape on the front; on top, in box-like compartment, are dolls with plaster heads representing Punch (in red with lace trim) and Judy (in blue with lace trim); Punch batters Judy with a wooden stick when hand-crank on side of drum is turned.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group