William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987) : [unidentified finger puppet], ca.1950s.





SAL record control number: 85934 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;


Work title: [unidentified finger puppet] ;

Alternate work titles: 
[unidentified finger puppet]  [from the Museum curator] ; 

Work date: ca.1950s ; 

Work creator: William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987) ;

Work medium: Painted wood with cotton clothing ; 
Work dimensions: ? x ? inches ; 

Inscribed / signed front: [none] ; 

Verso: [none] ; 

SAL category: Sculpture ; 
SAL sub-category: Puppet ; 

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

Description of work:
[unidentified finger puppet].

1987 Salmagundi, New York, NY, donated by the artist’s son Peter Baird in memory of his father William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987), accession #2006.42 ; 
ca.1950s William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987), the artist .

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

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March 31, 2021

Last updated: July 25, 2021 at 1:13 am