More ideas from Egon
Carved Gentleman Wooden Doll | Sale Number 2322, Lot Number 117 | Skinner Auctioneers - ht. 14 3/8"

Carved Gentleman Wooden Doll, New York state, early to century, carved wooden head, hands and legs on figure with original clothes.

Jim and Aughra, just out for a walk :)

Archivist shares treasures from The Jim Henson Company Archives. Just taking a walk with the old witch from The Dark Crystal. No big deal

marionette

Though today, marionettes are an entertainment to delight both young and old, this has not always been the case. Discover the history of the marionette.

vicfangirlguide: The French tightrope walker Blondin and his manager. In 1859 he became the first man to cross the gorge below the Niagara Falls on a tightrope. After this first success Blondin repeated the stunt several times while performing more daring tricks including crossing whilst blindfolded, wearing stilts, carrying his petrified manager on his back, pushing a wheelbarrow and on one occasion cooking and eating an omelette.

vicfangirlguide: “ The French tightrope walker Blondin and his manager. In 1859 he became the first man to cross the gorge below the Niagara Falls on a tightrope. After this first success Blondin.