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Souvenir wallpaper fan

French
1844–47


Object Place: France

Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.389

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Souvenir wallpaper or dominoterie fan from Tom Thumb’s European tour. Black and orange painted white paper leaf. Scene of man and woman left watching coach with two men and two horses, Tom Thumb inside, initials “TP” (Tom Pounce) on side; man with staff, woman with two children and dog right. Inscribed “LE GENERAL TOM” at bottom. Wood sticks, unpolished blades, polished guards.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection