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GloPAD ID 1004277
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Digital Object Title Bunraku puppet theatre, training a leg puppeteer (ashitsukai)
Component Associated Performing Art Puppetry
Component Puppet manipulation
Component Activity Date Unknown
Date Object Created Unknown
Date Object Destroyed Unknown
Component Notes A leg puppeteer being shown the correct posture for holding the puppet's legs. The railing in the foreground represents the third stage partition (hon tesuri) which in the Bunraku stage serves to make the puppets appear to stand on the ground.
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Credit Line Courtesy of The Barbara Curtis Adachi Bunraku Collection, C.V. Starr East Asian library, Columbia University.
Ordering Information Contact C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University,