Mme Blondi - Tight rope walker; Waldo Lanchester; 00022

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Name/Title

Mme Blondi - Tight rope walker

About this object

One of Waldo's early Circus marionettes, Mme Blondi was named after the famous tight rope walker Blondin. She performed with both a long balancing pole and also a parasol, and sometimes balanced on a ball. She has been repainted once.

Maker

Waldo Lanchester

Place Made

Lanchester Workshop - Malvern

Series Title

Lanchester Marionettes

Number in Series

00022

Medium and Materials

Wooden with handmade costume and parasol

Measurements

60 cm

Subject and Association Keywords

Circus

Subject and Association Keywords

Clown

Subject and Association Keywords

Lanchester

Subject and Association Keywords

Marionette

Subject and Association Keywords

Puppet

Subject and Association Keywords

Puppet Guild

Subject and Association Keywords

Waldo

Object Type

Puppet

Object number

00022

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