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Punch and the Baby - UK

Mr Punch’s first recorded appearance was on 9 May 1662 in Covent Garden, London. Punch has ‘cousins’ all over the world. His ancestry can be traced back to ancient Greece and Rome.

 

‘Mr Punch and the Baby’, hand or glove puppet, 19th century

UK

Wood and fabric

LI.2000.1.6861–2