Hand made marionette depicting a snail. It was manufactured and operated in Melbourne by Alex and Murray Smith, who performed as part of Le Forgeron Marionettes from 1930 until 1956.

Physical Description

Marionette depicting a snail, which is constructed of wood and papier mache. He has been painted in two shades of brown- his shell being lighter, with black detailing. He is a one sided marionette. He has a green bead nailed to his head for an eye and has two small rubber feelers attached to the top of his head. The snail hangs from a piece of wood.

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