After Sir Robert Strange (Scottish, active in England, 1721–1792)
Object Place: England
Guard: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.); maximum open: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.); arc: 115°
Medium or Technique
Paper leaf, engraved and watercolored; carved ivory sticks; painted ivory guards
Not On View
Commemorative fan of Prince Charles Edward Stuart claiming inheritance of English crown in the second Jacobite Rebellion (1745). Engraved and hand-painted paper leaf. Prince attended by Mars (Cameron of Lochiel) and Bellona (Flora MacDonald) center; Fame crowns Prince, altar blazing with devoted hearts, Venus and Cupid seated on cloud, Britannia seated in attitude of grief left; Jupiter scattering Hanoverian faction, Rapine and Murder prostrate right. Nineteen carved ivory sticks, chinoiserie design painted on guards.
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.