Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1446
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
13 1/2 x 7 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This woman's hand fan is made of paper and has a wood handle. Both sides of this bright yellow fan are covered with various advertisments. One side is titled "Foresters Of America" and includes the program for a musical performance, ads for "Perlhefter Wines and Liquors", "The Rowland Cylce Co.", Cigars, stoves , and "H.A. Tiemann Apothecary". The reverse has the second part of the musical program, and ads for "Dr. M.T. Zoole, Physician", "Kirby's Cigars", and the "Twenty-third Ward Bank". This sides reads "At Brommer's Union Park Annex, Friday Eve'g, August 14th, 1896".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group