Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1386
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
10 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of paper and has hole for holding with the thumb. One side has a print of a boy studying surrounded by American symbols including George Washington on horseback, Lincoln giving a speech, Franklin with a kite and the Pilgrims landing.The reverse reads in black "Complete News and Picture Coverage of the Convention in the New York Journal American/ A Hearst Newspaper/ New York's Greatest and Most Interesting Evening Newspaper".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group