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Title Postcards, 7, puppets designed & fabricated by Puppet Heap, 720 Monroe St., Hoboken, issued 2009-2010.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2010.002.0016
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Postcards with character puppets designed & fabricated by Puppet Heap, 720 Monroe St., Hoboken. No date, circa 2009. Color printed cardstock, 3-1/2" x 6"; 7 different cards.

Promotional postcards created for the fifth anniversary of the workshop (see notes) with images of puppets made in Hoboken and illustrating various styles of their work.

Postcard 1: Bookaboo, Winner: 2009 BAFTA [British Academy of Film and Television Arts]. Character Designed & Built by Puppet Heap, Est. 1992.

The company logo appears boldly on the front of this card and as the indicia; on the other cards it is appears as a "projected image" or rubber stamp, sometimes on the character or seen in the background. It also appears on the back of those cards as the indicia, but smaller and only in gray ink.

Back of card has text listing the services of the company along with the address, phone and website. (Other cards only have phone and website besides the character name.)

2: Punch
3: The Doctor
4: The Worm; "Hoboken, New Jersey" is in the image at the bottom.
5: Omar's Mother
6: Omar
7: Old Scratch
Notes While cards state established 1992, this date was the beginning of founder Paul Andrejco work in Hoboken; Puppet Heap Workshop opened in 2004.
Date 2009-2010
Year Range from 2009
Year Range to 2010
Search Terms Puppet Heap
720 Monroe St.
Monroe Center for the Arts
Caption Postcard 1, front and back: Bookaboo; Winner 2009 BAFTA Award
Imagefile 073\20100020016.TIF
Classification Art
Business & Commerce
Manufacturing
Puppetry
Motion Pictures