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"Birth of Adonis" fan leaf

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Unmounted double paper fanleaf, commemorating Seven Years' War (1757-63). Engraved and hand colored: Fredrick II on horseback led by Fame with trumpet, Religion and Justice, followed by Wisdom and Fortitude, Cupid with laurel wreath above, marching against Maria Theresa (Queen of Hungary) and...

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Oldham Collection

French, About 1757–63

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32.2 cm (12 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Open: 56.9 cm, Guard: 32.2 cm

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Paper; mounted double engraved and hand-colored paper fan leaf commemorating Seven Years' War


Textiles and Fashion Arts