Fan leaf

English
about 1795


Object Place: England

Dimensions

54.3 x 28.3 cm (21 3/8 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.548

Medium or Technique

Paper; hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Unmounted double paper fan leaf. Stipple engraved and hand colored medallion with portrait of Charles James Fox, two cupids with laurel wreath above, vegetative scrollwork motif to sides and below, inscribed “Let Envy rail and Difappointment rage / Still Fox fhall prove the Wonder of the Age. / Triumph and Fame fhall every Step attend / His Kings beft Subject, and his Countrys Friend.”

Credit Line

Oldham Collection