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Punch without Judy, or, An index variorum of Victorian life

Katherine S. Van Eerde

Punch without Judy, or, An index variorum of Victorian life

by Katherine S. Van Eerde

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Extracted from: Victorians Institute Journal, Vol.20, (1992), p.192-229.

StatementKatherine S. Van Eerde.
The Physical Object
Pagination(37)p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21145162M

While enjoying life in the Canadian Maritimes on my recent break, I ran into a few needlework-related items. The first one was a piece of Victorian perforated paper embroidery, hung on the wall of the "rectory" in the idyllic (and fictitious) town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. Punch and Judy Man Victorian illustration to download showing a Punch and Judy man touching up the paint on his Punch puppet. On the floor behind him are a box containing more puppets and a drum. More From This Category. Naughty boy at nursery school Innkeeper adulterates beer.

Preston's Historic Punch and Judy - Punch and Judy Down-Under - keeping the famous tradition alive. Preston's Historic Punch and Judy is an authentic Punch and Judy show featuring a turn of the century style show that combines aspects of the Victorian/Edwardian shows, the . Buy Punch and Judy: A Short History with the Original Dialogue by Collier, John Payne (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).

But, even as Punch lost his strings, his grip on the British imagination only became more powerful. The Victorians really did love Mr Punch, his shows could be seen in every town in the country. He also began his move to the seaside. Most seaside towns during the Victorian period would sooner or later hire a Punch and Judy show. puppet&stage&like&the&ones&we&still&see&today&andhe&entertainedthe&public& inthestreets.(THISHAPPENEDaround) & Whenrailwayswereinventedby&the&Victorians,&people File Size: 91KB.


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Punch without Judy, or, An index variorum of Victorian life by Katherine S. Van Eerde Download PDF EPUB FB2

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