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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1395
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
14 x 7 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of paper and has a wood handle. One side has a print, perhaps a hand colored photo-lithograph, of an elderly man in a bow tie with a baby in a blue bonnet on his lap and reads "Putnam Fadeless/ Dyes=Tints/ Four Generations of 'Putnam' Good Will From the President and Founder E.N. Monroe To Great Granddaughter Diann". On the reverse "Compliments of Davis Cut Rate Drug Store/ Quality and Service/ Cor. Main & Streets/ Greenville, PA./ Putnam Fadeless DyesTints...", with a list of uses and other Putnam products.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group