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La Mort De Mr. D'Malbrouk Fan

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La Mort De Mr. D'Malbrouk Fan


Unknown (maker)


Messel-Rosse Collection




folding fan


Folding paper fan printed with scenes and verses from the popular song of 'Malbrouk'.

Production Place

France (maker) (country)

French (maker) (nationality)


length: (guards): 24.5 cm


18th century


circa 1780 to 1790


bought: Anne, Countess of Rosse 1985-01-28 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


  1. Ehead, Whoolliscroft (1910) History of the Fan, London [page: 207-8, 210-]
    [comments: Ref: For information on Malbrouk]
  2. Van Eeghan, I.H., Dr (1987) More about Malbrouk, [page: 12-13]
    Source title: The Bulliton of the Fan Circle International (Spring 1987)
    [comments: Ref: Fore more information about Malbrouk]

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.332-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 117917; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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