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1977.626 (RS116947)

Description

Hand-held souvenir fan; accordian folded, arched triangular paper body; blue paper printed with major building views of Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1876
Inscriptions
Signed and dated on many of the sticks, possibly by friends and acquaintences.
Associated Building
Subject Centennial Exposition. Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Possibly Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
exhibitions (events)
Expositions
FAN
fans (equipment)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Centennial Exposition
Dimensions
1 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.626
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4324

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