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Standing fan: O.80-1985

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Standing fan of teguson type, wood, paper, and lacquer

Notes

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

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 83.5 cm
Width: 50.3 cm

Relative size of this object

50.3 cm83.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second half of 19th Century
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper lacquer Handle composed of wood

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.80-1985
Primary reference Number: 77491
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Standing fan" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/77491 Accessed: 2022-05-21 00:23:52

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