Shadow Puppet Item Number: 3322/14 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Shadow puppet of Yeoman runner Li Len. Made of paper which has been cut and painted to depict the Yeoman wearing a black shirt and pants, tied at the waist by red and green ties. He wears a large orange hat with a red feather(?) extending straight up. He has large eyebrows, a red face and a long pointed beard. In his left hand he carries a scroll. Operated by three rods. Joints at the shoulders, elbows, hands, waist, and knees. '14' painted on the collar.


This set of puppets (3322/1-30) was a gift to Muriel King in 1935. "Donated in memory of our mother, Muriel Wallace Burnaby King, from Catherine Christou & Robin King."