Malaya Puppet Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History

ID: MNH-907A or MNH907A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 12

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Summary

Exhibit case entitle "Shadow Puppets of Malaya" in the "Pacific and Asian Cultures" exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History. The small case has several puppets with a brief label describing how the puppets are used. The exhibit opened in 1962.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 12

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1962

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Puppets and puppet-plays
  • Anthropology
  • Exhibitions
  • Malaya

Place

Malaysia

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-907A or MNH907A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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