Punch and Judy: The Script, the Characters and their Constructio


A reprint of a popular book.  Peter Fraser’s work features a series of exemplary drawings of all the traditional characters of the Punch and Judy Show, including the less well known: Scaramouch, Toby, Pretty Polly, Hector the Horse, Blind Man, Jack Ketch the Hangman and The Devil.  Detailed instructions of various methods of their construction include: modelling and casting, carving head, painting, hands, costume patterns.  Also reproduced here is the classic text as first recorded by John Payne Collier in 1828, the primary reference for succeeding generations of showmen.


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