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Teaching History in 100 Objects

5th March 2015 The Fan Museum2,343 views

The Fan Museum is pleased to announce that a fan from it collections has made it onto the ‪Teaching History with 100 Objects list.

This innovative project, developed by the British Museum and other cultural organisations across the UK, harnesses the power of objects to motivate young people’s interest in history and to provide teachers with resources to inspire their students’ study of events and people in the past.

For more information visit: www.teachinghistory100.org

Folding fan made to commemorate the restoration of King Charles II to the throne of England. The paper mount is adorned on both sides with woodcut prints of oak leaves, acorns, orbs, sceptres and crowns; scrolls bearing the inscription ‘The Hapy Restoration’ weave in and out of the main design. English, c.1660 The Fan Museum, HA1723

Folding fan made to commemorate the restoration of King Charles II to the throne of England. The paper mount is adorned on both sides with woodcut prints of oak leaves, acorns, orbs, sceptres and crowns; scrolls bearing the inscription ‘The Hapy Restoration’ weave in and out of the main design.
English, c.1660
The Fan Museum, HA1723

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The Hapy Restoration fan

The Hapy Restoration

Folding fan made to commemorate the restoration of King Charles II to the throne of England. The paper mount is adorned on both sides with woodcut prints of oak leaves, acorns, orbs, sceptres and crowns; scrolls bearing the inscription ‘The Hapy Restoration’ weave in and out of the main design.

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