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Fan

Object Number: 
1942.177
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Wood, paper, brass
Dimensions: 
closed: 13 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 33 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on obverse of leaf (at center): "WORLD'S / COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION / FAN. / COPYRIGHT 1892 / BY JOHN W. GREEN"
Description: 
Commemorative fan with wooden guards and sticks and paper leaf, the obverse with chromolithographed scenes from the 1892 World's Columbian Exposition (the Machinery Hall at center flanked by the Agriculture Hall and the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Hall), and the reverse with light blue lining; brass handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James King Hand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group