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Commemorative fan of Prince Charles Edward Stuart claiming inheritance of English crown in the second Jacobite Rebellion (1745). Engraved and hand-painted paper leaf. Prince attended by Mars (Cameron of Lochiel) and Bellona (Flora MacDonald) center; Fame crowns Prince, altar blazing with devoted...

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Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1745

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Guard: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.); maximum open: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.); arc: 115°

Accession Number

1976.292

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf, engraved and watercolored; carved ivory sticks; painted ivory guards

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes