Toby by Harry Vernon

I have taken the liberty of calling this dog ‘Toby’, as opposed to ‘Punch and Judy puppet’, since this is the name usually given.

Toby was made by Harry Vernon (c1920-30), and is now owned by Peter Blake. He was part of a marvelous Barbican exhibition, entitled ‘Magnificent Obsessions’ (2015), which showed stuff collected by artists.

The square was cut from an exhibition leaflet, and the photograph was taken by Justin Piperger.

You can see the whole piece here


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