File puptcrit/puptcrit.0612, message 314


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Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2006 11:11:16 -0500
Subject: [Puptcrit] Shadow Puppets


Happy Holidays to all! 

 

I have many books on shadow puppets expecially from Asia or to use in the
class room  but I've never seen a lot of material on the shadow puppets of
the 17th and 18th Century in France or other parts of Europe (besides
Lottie's wonderful book). 

 

Perhaps in one book I find a few pictures and then in another book a chapter
but how I long to see detailed designs or even an entire book or a website.
So does anyone know of anything like that on the "ombres chinoise"? I would
even consider going to a library almost anywhere for detailed designs or
puppets from the period. 

 

Thank you so much. 

 

Ann Legunn

-AT-the PuppeTree

www.vtpuppeTree.org

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