Object ID
2008.2.11
Object Name
Puppet, Shadow
Title
Cretan/Captain Monousos
Date Created
April 11, 2013, 1965 – 2001
Alternative Name
Karaghiozi
Medium
Paint
Material
Polycarbonate
Object Entities
Louvrie, Demetra (created by)
Manzara, Thianda (is related to)
Louvrie, Demetra (is related to)
Katses, John (is related to)
Object Description
Male figure with black hair and moustache, blue check hat, black jacket and shorts, blue shirt, black boots, red fingernails and holding stringed instrument
Origin
Cretan/Captain Monousos is not a traditional Karaghiozi character. Thianda Manzara (daughter) donated the puppets and accessories from the estate of Demetra Louvrie (1931-2001). Louvrie studied with her great-uncle John Katses (Halsted Street cafe performer),l George Kefalopoulos (radio host), and Frixos Gazepidis. Louvrie taught and presented shows of Karaghiozi puppeteering throughout Illinois.
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Citation
Puppet, Shadow, April 11, 2013, 1965 – 2001, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7840. Accessed 10/16/21.