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Young boy

Portrait of a young boy playing with a puppet.

Date 1969-11-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

SummerTimes festival puppet show

A man and woman in costume with puppets during a street performance for the SummerTimes festival in the City Mall on the corner of High Street and Cashel Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Large crocodile puppet at the Arts Festival

"A small boy looking into the mouth of a large papier mache crocodile puppet as part of the"Fan-tasticon" event at the Arts Festival in the Botanic Gardens."

Date 1980-03-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Christchurch Star photographs

Puppeteers with audience

Views of Puppeteers, Mr and Mrs H.M Donneborg with a full audience.

Date 1971-07-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Puppet show

Views of school children with puppets they created.

Date 1971-07-22
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Large crocodile puppet for the Arts Festival

"Mr G. Gordon, the outdoor programme co-ordinator for the Arts Festival, manoeuvring a large papier mache crocodile puppet for the "Fan-tasticon" event as part of the Arts Festival at the Arts Centre...

Date 1980-02-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Christchurch Star photographs

Work by student teachers

Mrs W. L. Haggitt, left, principal of the Kindergarten College, and student teacher Miss J. Polkinghorne with some of the work completed by student teachers during their training.

Date 1969-12-10
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

The Merrie-Midgets puppet show performing Wooden Shoes and Happy Hearts

The Merrie-Midgets were a puppet show hand-crafted, built and performed by the Comfort family. Characters from The Merrie-Midgets puppet show performing to the song "Wooden Shoes and Happy Hearts" by...

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Winifred Atwell puppet from The Merrie-Midgets

Puppet character based on the famous American pianist Winifred Atwell, on stage with her piano, from The Merrie-Midgets puppet show. People regularly asked how did they make the puppet's fingers move...

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Puppeteers on stage

The Merrie-Midgets were a puppet show hand-crafted, built and performed by the Comfort family of Christchurch.The Merrie-Midgets' puppeteers, from left, Ivan Comfort, Dulcie Comfort and Alison Comfort...

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Mandy puppet from The Merrie-Midgets

Close-up of the hand-made puppet named Mandy on The Merrie-Midgets stage.

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Puppeteers Ivan and Alison Comfort

Puppeteers Ivan Comfort and Alison Comfort behind the scenes working their hand-crafted marionettes for The Merrie-Midgets puppet show.

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Early stars of The Merrie-Midgets puppet show

Characters from The Merrie-Midgets puppet show on their stage, from left, a ballerina, the shoemaker, Harry Belafonte with piano, Mandy, and Disney character Jimney Cricket in front.

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Alison Comfort with the The Merrie-Midgets puppet troop

The Merrie-Midgets were a puppet show hand-crafted, built and performed by the Comfort family. Alison Comfort with characters from The Merrie-Midgets puppet troop; clowns Hooke and Snivy, and...

Date unspecified year in 196X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt