Fan

Collection Type

  • Relics and souvenirs

Date

ca. 1876

GUSN

GUSN-4324

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
exhibitions (events)
Unidentified Paper
Expositions
FAN

Inscription

Signed and dated on many of the sticks, possibly by friends and acquaintences.

Associated Building

Subject Centennial Exposition,

People and Organizations

Centennial Exposition

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.626

Places

Possibly Pennsylvania (United States)
Possibly