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Fan leaf

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Unmounted double paper fan leaf. Stipple engraved and hand colored design: "The Lady's Adviser, Physician and Moralist..." on fan carried by cupid center; 6 numbered cartouches on themes 1) Hoe to catch the Spleen, 2) How to avoid it, 3) How to fall violently in love, 4) A Gentle Cure for it, 5)...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

English (London), 1797

Object Place

London, England


53.3 x 28.9 cm (21 x 11 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Paper; stipple


Textiles and Fashion Arts