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Fan

Object Number: 
2002.1.1455
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
12 1/2 x 8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This heart-shaped woman's hand fan is made of paper and has a wood handle. One side has a border of red, white and blue stars and stripes around the portraits of Washington, Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson. It reads "For The Cause Of Liberty". The reverse reads "Let Us All as American Citizens, Enjoying the Freedom and Priviledges of the Most Wonderful Country in the World, Co-operate With the Government in Giving Freely to Every Demand Made Upon Us Regardless of Creed or Color/ Compliments of Dudley Shoe Co./ A.G. Winter, Prop./ Newport, N.H."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group