Gangster marionette, by Matthew Palmer

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Date:1980 - 1990 (c.)

Description:This large gangster marionette is called 'Al Caselsca'. He has a large nose and chin with stubble, and has a cigar in his mouth. he is wearing a pin-striped suit and is carrying an open violin case. When he fires his gun a flag reading 'Bang' unfurls. Made by Matthew Palmer.


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Image courtesy of: Mr Douglas Haywood

Donor ref:2007.022.0156 (37/26870)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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