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Unknown probably (maker)




brisé fan


Crepe paper, originally white, now discoloured buff, on plain wood sticks.

Production Place

England (maker) (country)

English (maker) (nationality)


length: (guards): 18.8 cm


early 20th century


after 1900 to 1920


given: Furness, Lady 1987-06-08 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Given by Lady Furness


  1. inscription
    Position: right stick
    Method: stamped
    Content: Prince of Wales Theatre


  1. Cornish, Grace Advertising Fans,
    Source title: FANA Quarterly (Winter 1990)
    [comments: Cf, a similar advertising fan for the Cunard ship Lusitania, which was sunk in April 1915. It has crepe leaf and sticks with the name of the ship. See fig.5, p.7.]

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.1-1987 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118090; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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