Fan

English (London)
October 2, 1801
Maker J. Cock, J. P. Crowder & Co. (British)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

48 x 28 cm (18 7/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

1976.546

Medium or Technique

Paper; painted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Unmounted double paper fan leaf, commemorating Treaty of Amiens, 1801. Sipple engraved vignette of woman seated on books with branch and horn of plenty, ships behind; flanked by protean views of George III left and Napleon Bonaparte right (printed on second leaf); blue printed zodiac signs across top, rays from Scorpio (emblem of Napoleon); inscribed “Published as the Act directs by J. Cock. JP Crowder and Co. 21 Wood Street Cheapside London Octo. 2 1801” under center vignette.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection