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"The Ladies Travelling Fan of England and Wales"
"The Ladies Travelling Fan of England and Wales"
Publisher:
Date:
1788
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Paper, Wood, Bone Or Ivory, Copper Alloy; Engraved With Stippling And Opaque Watercolor, Sticks And Guards, Rivet
Dimensions:
24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.) length; 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.) width (open)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
9206
Acquisition Date:
1899-05-10
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. S. Conning

Exhibition History:

Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 3/31/18 - 11/2/18
Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81

Leaf of paper engraved with stippling and hand colored with opaque watercolor showing a detailed map of England and Wales with principal roads, rivers, market, and post towns and their distances from London. On the reverse shows entirety of northern England and Wales. The country borders were added when the print was colored by hand. Sticks and guards of wood. Bone or ivory pivot and copper alloy rivet.