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  hun lakhon lek puppetry

 

Thailand

Puppets in the hun lakon lek theatre are manipulated from below and are generally characters from the Ramakien. Shown here are a puppet of Sida (fig.) and Hanuman (fig.).

 

Having originated at the royal court, it is also known as hun Wang Nah, literally ‘puppets of the Front Palace’.

See also POSTAGE STAMP and TRAVEL PICTURES (1) and (2).

 

  hun lakhon lek puppetry