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Fixed fan: O.40-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Eagle feathers, bone and copper wire.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchaed with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 46.7 cm
Width: 19.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Mount composed of wire ( copper)
Face composed of feathers ( eagle)
Stick composed of bone

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.40-1985
Primary reference Number: 125153
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 April 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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