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Owned by:
Stu Gilliam, American, 1933 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
wood with cloth and fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 42 × 19 1/2 × 7 3/8 in. (106.7 × 49.5 × 18.7 cm)
H x W x D (Seated, Legs Extended): 23 1/4 × 16 1/4 × 24 1/8 in. (59.1 × 41.3 × 61.3 cm)
H x W x D (Seated on Foam (9 x 12 x 12)): 32 1/4 × 16 1/4 × 22 1/2 in. (81.9 × 41.3 × 57.2 cm)
Type:
ventriloquial figures
Date:
1950s
Description:
A male ventriloquist doll made of wood. The doll, named Oscar Land, is painted brown and has pink accents to highlight the nose, cheeks, and lips. The doll has brown eyes, black hair and is wearing a black and white tuxedo and black shoes.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vivian Gilliam in memory of Stu Gilliam
Object number:
2014.178.17.1-.11
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da894ba1-c6c6-43e9-9c8a-8b7c180ccbdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.178.17.1-.11