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Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Fan

1st January 2012 The Fan Museum1,446 views

Continuing a long-held tradition of producing commemorative fans, The Fan Museum has commissioned a supremely elegant fan to mark the occasion of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

Royal Jubilee fan
Limited to an edition of just 60 (to mark each of Her Majesty’s 60 years on the throne), this bespoke object combines the talent of master fan-maker, Sylvain Le Guen, and renowned artist, Charles Summers.

Le Guen has designed and crafted a pear-wood monture, the sticks carved and pierced with regal motifs and studded with Swarovski crystals. The leaf features a sumptuous design of English roses entwined with the initals E.R in Celtic script. Cecil Beaton’s iconic coronation portrait of Her Majesty completes the design.

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Curator in Residence

Saturday 23 March 2019

Join The Fan Museum’s curator, Jacob Moss and curatorial assistant Scott Schiavone for free-to-attend talks on a range of fan-related topics pertaining to the current gallery displays.

''In Celebration!' - Admiral Sir William Parker of Crooms Hill

Monday 1st April 2019, 7.30pm

An illustrated talk by Daphne Joynes on the life and times of Admiral Sir William Parker, who with his large family lived at 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich (now home to the Fan Museum) in the late eighteenth century.

”In Celebration!’ – Song of Myself : A 200th Birthday Celebration of Walt Whitman

Friday 31st May 2019, 7.30pm

Advance booking is now open for the showcase of Song of Myself, a celebration of the great American poet Walt Whitman, written for the 200th anniversary of his birth by Wayne Adrian Drew.

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