PPR fan 1 color

Photos/Julie Robinson Robards A variety of fan styles and materials are shown: late Victorian folding fan (bottom row, from left) with imitation tortoiseshell celluloid sticks attached to black ostrich feathers with a horn loop, mother of pearl rivet and grosgrain ribbon; colorful tri-fold cardboard advertising fan patented in 1928 and revised in 1945, showing babies, puppies and birds and, on reverse, advertising a soda fountain and liquor shop; and cockade fan with linen leaf and celluloid sticks circa 1910. Also pictured is a variegated green and cream celluloid brisé souvenir fan (top row, from left), showing the Washington Monument circa 1920; a turn of the century pleated folding fan with fancy carved bone sticks and reinforced silk leaf; and an embossed and painted floral motif celluloid brisé child's fan circa 1910.