Reenactment of Revolutionary War puppet show press photo of Bil Baird’s History of Puppetry TV production, December 31, 1962.

 

 

SAL record control number: 87984 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: Reenactment of Revolutionary War puppet show press photo of Bil Baird’s History of Puppetry TV production  [SAL museum curator description based on photo verso] ;

Alternate work titles: 
2021 : Reenactment of Revolutionary War puppet show press photo of Bil Baird’s History of Puppetry TV production  [SAL museum curator description based on photo verso] ;

Work date: December 31, 1962 ;

Work creator: [unknown photographer], [unknown corporation], William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987) ; 

Work medium: Photograph on paper ; 
Work dimensions: 8 x 10 inches ; 

Inscribed / signed front: [none] ; 

Verso:
Marking type: Black typewriting ; 
Location: At center verso ; 
Text: ‘A forbidden puppet show of the American revolution is dramatized / as part of Bil Baird’s TV special on the history of puppetry ____________ / at ____________ over _________.’. ; 

SAL category: Archives ; 
SAL sub-category: Photography ; 

Archives of American Art subjects:
Art
Art—American
Art―Private collections―New York (State)
Art―Private collections―New York (State)―Salmagundi

Description of work:

Provenance:
2021 SCNY, donated by Chair of Curator’s Committee, William “Bill” Eric Indursky [RA 2018], accession #2021.1.1 ;
2021 ( Ebay seller, wehavethestars, Stockton, NJ, purchase transaction #383488267273, $27.96 USD ) ; 
1962 [unknown photographer], [unknown corporation], William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987) .

Exhibition history:
2021 11 10 SMAA Bil Baird : Narrative Design November – December.

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Document information

Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artwork/?p=87984

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2021.87984

Record birth date:
June 2, 2021

Last updated: July 25, 2021 at 1:11 am