Oscar Land

Owned by
Gilliam, Stu, American, 1933 - 2013
Date
1950s
On View
Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
Medium
wood with cloth and fiber
Dimensions
H x W x D: 42 × 19 1/2 × 7 3/8 in. (106.7 × 49.5 × 18.7 cm)
H x W x D (Seated, Legs Extended): 23 1/4 × 16 1/4 × 24 1/8 in. (59.1 × 41.3 × 61.3 cm)
H x W x D (Seated on Foam (9 x 12 x 12)): 32 1/4 × 16 1/4 × 22 1/2 in. (81.9 × 41.3 × 57.2 cm)
Title
Ventriloquist doll belonging to Stu Gilliam
Description
A male ventriloquist doll made of wood. The doll, named Oscar Land, is painted brown and has pink accents to highlight the nose, cheeks, and lips. The doll has brown eyes, black hair and is wearing a black and white tuxedo and black shoes.
Type
ventriloquial figures
Topic
Comedy
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vivian Gilliam in memory of Stu Gilliam
Object number
2014.178.17.1-.11
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da894ba1-c6c6-43e9-9c8a-8b7c180ccbdf