Fan

Leaf of painted and gilt lithograph on paper; sticks and guards of pierced ivory; mother-of-pearl rivet | 26.4 x 50.2cm | 1885

After a design by A. Guillerat

Intended as a souvenir, this commemorative fan shows major buildings and monuments of the 1855 Exposition Universelle. On the reverse, or user's side, facts and figures about the exhibition are given. Modeled after the 1851 Crystal Palace Exhibition ...
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