Toy theatre

Maker and role
Artist: Ruloff Kip, American, 1876-1935
Year
1919

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Media/materials
Painted paper and board, with found objects
Measurements
42 5/8 x 40 x 27 1/4in (108.3 x 101.6 x 69.2cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1993.4.1
Object type
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Location
Further information
Ruloff Kip created this toy theatre for his daughter, Betty. The theatre features moving mechanisms, several working lighting schemes, and an array of set drops and cut-out characters, based on Kip's family members, pets, and house on Long Island.

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