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Wood, fabric, and paint
Founders Society Purchase, Paul McPharlin Memorial Fund
(The Puppetry Store, Santa Ana, California, USA)
1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bell, John. Strings, Hands, Shadows: A Modern Puppet History. Detroit, ca. 2000, color ill. pp. 11, 93.
Margo Rose; Rufus Rose, Private Eye, 1935, wood, fabric, and paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Paul McPharlin Memorial Fund, 1987.46.
Epoch Production Company