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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1450
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
12 1/2 x 7 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of bamboo with a paper covering. The paper is printed on one side with red, white and blue crossed American flags highlighted with gold and reads "Meet Me At/ The Fountain" . On the reverse is a drawing of a classical statue of a woman holding an eagle and flag and reads "Meet Me At The Fountain/ The Coolest Spot in New York/ The Big Store/ A City in Itself/ Siegel Cooper Co./ Sixth Avenue 18th &19th Sts."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group