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Howdy Doody, 1948

  • Velma Dawson, American, 1912 - 2007

Plastic wood, cloth, leather, and wood

  • Overall: 27 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 4 1/2 inches (69.9 × 19.1 × 11.4 cm)

Gift of the National Broadcasting Company, Inc.

2001.53

Department

Performing Arts

(National Broadcasting Company, Inc., New York, New York, USA)

2001-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Velma Dawson, Howdy Doody, 1948, plastic wood, cloth, leather, and wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the National Broadcasting Company, Inc., 2001.53.